Stormwater Drainage Condition Assessment & Asset Performance Workshops

Managing Long Life, Hidden Assets

Developed to assist asset management practitioners apply best practice in accordance with PN5 and ISO 55000 AM Standards for inspection, condition and performance assessment for stormwater drainage assets. 

Participants will be able to develop an action pipeline for how they can best progress their organization along the path to meeting the objectives of PN5

Explore the practicalities of how to prepare and undertake a stormwater drainage network condition survey including sampling of the network and specifying the services of external providers.

Learn about using the WSAA Conduit Inspection Code Appendix D for SWD

Learn about using the AUS-SPEC Tools and resources for SWD asset management

Opportunity to network and share your experiences.



  • ​Understand the use of the new PN5 to improve SWD asset management practice taking into account ISO 55000 requirements.
  • Be able to follow a consistent approach to SWD survey and condition assessment
  • Have the tools to scope and plan a condition assessment project to achieve application of PN5 good practice
  • Learn about the latest trends for identifying and scoring of defects in SWD assets.



    These Workshops will give you the knowledge and skills to;

  • Develop your own action pipeline to guide the journey for applying PN5 for your SWD assets
  • Confidently update your SWD asset register and break it into its components
  • Develop reports on the overall condition grading of the SWD network
  • Produce risk based Action plans – maintenance and renewals derived from the condition analysis 
  • Have better information on which to analyse and report on valuations, depreciation and financial planning for the SWD system.

Who should attend

  • Stormwater drainage asset practitioners, 
  • Engineers
  • Asset Managers
  • Technical Officers
  • Field staff involved in inspection and condition assessment and asset management of SWD Assets
  • Applicable to local government, public works or other organisations (public or private)


  • Alf Grigg | Principal A Grigg & Associates P/L
  • Peter Way | Chair NAMS.AU, IPWEA Peter is project manager and principal author of the SWD Practice Note 5.
  • Kirk Bloomfield | Manager GSDS
  • John Thomson l Geospatial Integrated Services
    * Presenter/s will vary between locations.

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Supporting Material



Practice Note 5: Stormwater Drainage

Peter Way, PSM, Chair NAMS.AU
v2 2015

Price (ex GST)
AU$160 / copy



Dates & Locations

      Perth - Wed 28 Sept
      Sydney - Mon 17 Oct  SOLD OUT

      Melbourne - Tues 18 Oct

      Adelaide - Fri 21 Oct

      Brisbane - Mon 24 Oct

      Regional based training
Contact IPWEA direct or get more information about our in-house training options here.

CPD Points

      7 hours

Workshop Program

      Stormwater Drainage - Condition Assessment Workshop Program



Regular cost: $650 (ex GST) pp

      Workshop fee includes:
1-day workshop including workshop presentation material, morning/afternoon tea and lunch
      Cancellation Policy: Substitution advice must be received 3 days prior to workshop. Cancellations received less than 1 week prior to workshop will be required to pay full cost. The right is reserved to defer, amend or cancel workshops. 

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