NamWater Asset Management Strategy
Protecting Nambia's valuable water infrastructure assets
Zutari conducted a review of Namibia Water Corporation’s (NamWater’s) asset management practices was completed, and a policy, strategy, and maintenance master plan were developed as a result.
NamWater initiated an asset management policy, strategy, and maintenance master plan to improve infrastructure availability and reliability. NamWater also required a review of its maintenance activities, standards and procedures, including its computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) software, and the development and implementation of detailed annual maintenance schedules and budgets.
In addition to providing asset management inputs to NamWater, Zutari assisted Pragma with the creation of a high-level maintenance master plan and budget, the development of maintenance plans for all assets, a criticality analysis of water schemes, and the development of a standard asset hierarchy. As part of these tasks, existing information was evaluated, detailed discussions were held with NamWater staff, and industry best practices were referenced.
A review and signing off of the project’s deliverables was conducted at the external board level, as further demonstration of the organisations commitment. This will be critical for the implementation of the improvement plan that will be developed from the project
NamWater initiated an asset management policy, strategy, and maintenance master plan to improve infrastructure availability and reliability.
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