"Sustainable Asset Management"
Sustainable Asset Management Leo F. Gohier, P. Eng. Canuck Update Washington, D.C. 2005 May 05-06 Federal Provincial/Territorial Municipal (Regional, County, Township, City, etc.) • Act of Parliament 1994 • Business, labour, academia, environmental organizations and Aboriginal groups • Appointed by Prime Minister of Canada • Independent Advisory Body – integration of economy and environment • Think-tank - sustainability – changes to public policy • Eco-Fiscal Reform • Indicators and Energy • Urban Sustainability • Green Budgeting • Brownfields • Conservation • Capital Markets National Round Table on Infrastructure? • In discussion • Based on NRTEE concept • Infrastructure Canada, CCPE, CPWA, Canadian Construction Association, Conference Board of Canada and FCM • 1-2 years? Federal/INFC Municipal Infrastructure Focus • New Deal for Cities and Communities • Sharing of Gas Tax • GST Rebate • Infrastructure Funding Programs • KOA Program • InfraGuide InfraGuide: National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure InfraGuide • Voluntary • Grassroots • 79 municipal Council endorsements • 26 national and regional association endorsements • 75,000 downloads/8000 CD’s/10,000 hard copy • Several institutions utilizing material in training • Top-Down/”Skunkworks” is OK • Infrastructure Bubbles • Best Practices • Life-Cycle Analysis InfraGuide (ct’d) Best Practices Close to 40 published to date 1. Decision-Making and Investment Planning 2. Municipal Roads and Sidewalks 3. Potable Water 4. Storm and Wastewater 5. Environmental Protocols 6. Transit (New) InfraGuide (ct’d) Life-Cycle Analysis: Seven Simple Questions! (abbreviated) 1. What do you have? 2. What is it worth? 3. What is its condition? 4. What do you need to do to it? 5. When do you need to do it? 6. How much will it cost/what is the risk? 7. How do you ensure long-term affordability? NRC-IRC/Urban Infrastructure • Urban Infrastructure Research: Developing technologies to design, construct, maintain and manage buried utilities, roads and surface structures • Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Research (CSIR) • Municipal Infrastructure Investment Planning (MIIP) NRC/CSIR • Regina, SK • Partners: City of Regina, University of Regina, industry, Communities of Tomorrow and others • Develop innovative technologies and decision support tools that address the economic, social, and environmental aspects of infrastructure sustainability • Sustainable development/infrastructure renewal NRC-IRC/MIIP • 8 Municipalities + 1 Federal Department • Objectives: – Evaluate tools and techniques – Develop prototype tools and techniques • 3 yrs (+ 3?) • To Date: – Survey of Municipalities – Primer on Asset Management – GIS and Interoperability of Software – Case Studies Technology Road Map (TRM) … a national ‘CONSENSUS’ for the management of civil infrastructure systems TRM (ct’d) - Cross-Canada consultation/12 months/140 leaders - Focus: broader context of infra management - Ten industry objectives 2003-2013 Knowledge Dissemination Legislation Education Technology and Training Evaluation Research & Regulation Development Legislative Framework Procurement Policy and Standards Methods Technology & Innovation Performance Resources Specifications Financial Resources Fiscal Framework Human Resources Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) at the University of Waterloo CATT (ct’d) What is CATT? Grouping of university, municipal, industrial, business and governmental representatives committed to the advancement of knowledge, materials, methods and equipment used in trenchless technologies. Research, education and application epCIP diploma Bill 175 (Ontario) Sustainable Water and Sewage Systems Act Yrs 1 to 100 Yrs STRATEGIC Sustainable Asset Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs Yrs PLANNING Management Budget 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70 71-80 81-90 91- Forecast 100 Yrs 1 to 10 TACTICAL PLANNING Summary Yr 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Years 5 to 10 Budget Yr 1 OPERATIONAL Operating PLANNING Year 1 & Capital Budget • Full Cost of Services Report • Cost-Recovery Plan State of the Infrastructure Reports • Report Cards (ASCE model) • Life-Cycle model • Blended model – Report Card – Rate and Levy (Tax) Programs – Life-Cycle Costing – Life-Cycle Intervention – Operating and Capital Budgets – Use of Reserve Funds Benchmarking + Storm Water + Solid Waste? International A Few Others… • The Ontario Centre for Municipal Best Practices (OCMBP) – Partnership AMO and Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (2002) – Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) – Forty municipal best practices to date • MAMQ • AB Infrastructure and Transportation • BC Liquid Waste Management Act • Atlantic Provinces Water legislation • CITAC (Canadian Infrastructure Technology Assessment Centre) – 1998 – Recognition from 9 provincial ministries of transportation and 10 major municipalities and MEA (Ontario) Glossary • AMO: Association of Municipalities of Ontario • ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers • CATT: Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies • CCPE: Canadian Council of Professional Engineers • CPWA: Canadian Public Works Association • CSCE: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering • CSIR: Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure Research Glossary (ct’d) • epCIP: Education Program for Civil Infrastructure Professionals (Diploma) • FCM: Federation of Canadian Municipalities • GST: Goods and Services Tax • INFC: Infrastructure Canada • InfraGuide: National Guide for Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure • KOA: Knowledge, Opportunity and Awareness Glossary (ct’d) • MAMQ: Ministere des Affaires Municipales du Quebec • MIIP: Municipal Infrastructure Investment Planning • NRC-IRC: National Research Council – Institute for Research in Construction • NRTEE: National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy • TRM: Technology Road Map