Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance

September 25, 2019

Public Works officials are facing numerous unprecedented infrastructure challenges – each offering a different operations and management hurdle

 

Aging infrastructure, escalating maintenance costs, rapidly changing technology, and advanced training for the workforce are just a few of the infrastructure challenges public works officials have to deal with and solve these days. So what is the best plan of attack?

Using the Hurricane and Storm Risk Reduction System’s Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps (PCCP) project as a guide, this article from John Take, Rob Mullins Jr., and Dan Grandal in the September issue of APWA Reporter looks at how anticipating and planning adaptability and resiliency into the design of a project at the beginning is the key. 

 

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