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Sustainable Water Infrastructure

Asset Management in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits

The NPDES program regulates point sources that discharge pollutants into waters of the U.S. and serves to standardize practices associated with operating and maintaining sewer and stormwater collection systems.

Incorporating Asset Management Planning Provisions into NPDES Permits - This document outlines the benefits and basis for addressing asset management in NPDES permits. It also suggests potential language and implementation practices to incorporate into permits.

Case Studies - The case studies examine the experiences of several municipalities in various stages of implementing asset management practices: Folsom California; South Placer, California; South San Francisco, California; San Diego, California; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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