February 23, 2022 – Water Finance & Management published “Taking Inventory” covering the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions and Lead Service Line Inventory and Replacement. Read the full story on their site.
The article includes this graphic from our Flint case study, showing the influence of statistical modeling on the replacement cost.
To make the most of funds allocated towards lead service line replacements, Baird recommends looking at lead service lines in the context of the entire financial and asset management plan.
“To me, there is an integrated asset management component to this. If you’re not integrating [LSL inventory and replacement] into your asset management and financial planning process, you’re not going to make it as cost effective as possible.”
Read the full story on Water Finance & Management.