oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Managing municipal infrastructure assets

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... civil Engineering | January 2006 29 There is eviDence that few infrastructure asset owners, including water services authorities (WsAs), are making adequate provision to maintain, rehabilitate, replace and protect, that is, to 'manage', their infrastructure assets. We continue to extend services without making sufficient provision for the necessary rehabilitation, replacement or disposal of infrastructure assets. compromises are being made and, increasingly, the services will break down. The Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry, in her budget speech of May 2005, stated that the monitoring of service quality by her department shows 'how important it is to manage infrastructure effectively. Last ..

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