Whole life infrastructure asset management: Good practice guide for civil infrastructure

This book gives guidance on asset management for civil infrastructure with some detailed industry examples.

CIRIA book 'Whole life infrastructure asset management: Good practice guide for civil infrastructure'
CIRIA book 'Whole life infrastructure asset management: Good practice guide for civil infrastructure'

Who wrote this?

  • R. Hooper
  • R. Armitage
  • A. Gallagher
  • T. Osorio for CIRIA

When?

It was first published in October 2009.

Why?

To teach the basics of good asset management and share some industry examples.

Who should read this?

This is aimed at engineers and technical and professional managers who are new to asset management.

It may also be useful to experienced asset managers who are interested in reviewing the best practice example case studies.

Content

This 150-page book introduces the concepts of whole-life infrastructure asset management (WLIAM), covering policy, strategy, systems, procedures and risk management with detailed examples.

This good practice guide:

  • Identifies the principles of effective whole-life infrastructure asset management for long life civil engineering infrastructure assets, particularly in the transport and distribution industries
  • Describes the key steps required to successfully implement such whole life infrastructure asset management
  • Highlights existing good practice in whole life infrastructure asset management
  • Provides examples and case studies of the practical implementation of asset management

For more information and questions, please contact management@ice.org.uk.

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