The wastewater collection network in metropolitan Adelaide consists of a large number of assets distributed over a wide geographic area. This poses significant challenges in both conducting and prioritising asset management activities for these assets, including maintenance, rehabilitation, condition assessment and replacement. United Water has met these challenges in a cost-effective manner by developing prioritisation models utilising the functionality of GIS and InfoNet. The wastewater collection system in Adelaide includes over 80,000 wastewater access chambers, termed ‘manholes’, and 900 sewer vent stacks, commonly known as ‘educt vents’.
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