Stormwater Drainage Condition Assessment & Asset Performance Workshops

IPWEA presents this workshop to assist asset management practitioners apply best practice principles for inspection, condition and performance assessment of stormwater drainage assets.

The workshop focus is on the practicalities of how to prepare and undertake a stormwater drainage network condition survey and analyse the field data for integration into the planning and performance reporting process. 

Workshop Objectives

  • Understand the purpose of the PN5 to improve SWD asset management practice considering ISO 55000 requirements.
  • Be able to follow a consistent approach to SWD data collection, assessment and reporting.
  • Develop and improve skills to plan and execute a condition assessment project.
  • Enhance service level planning and reporting.
  • Appreciate the importance of componentisation in the asset register.
  • Improve lifecycle analysis and forecasts.
  • Forecast maintenance and renewals based on risk.

Workshop Outcomes

  • Confidently update SWD asset register and break it into its components.
  • Appreciate the various deterioration and failure modes for different SWD systems.
  • Develop reports on the overall condition grading of the SWD network.
  • Produce risk-based forecasts – maintenance and renewals derived from a sample dataset.
  • Be better informed on valuation and financial planning for the SWD system.
  • Understand that forecast options relate to service and risk consequences.
  • Link lifecycle forecasts to long term planning through Asset Management and Long-Term Financial Plans.

Who Should Attend

  • Stormwater drainage asset practitioners
  • Engineers, technical officers, inspectors and assessors
  • Asset Managers
  • Technical Officers
  • Applicable to public works and asset intensive organisations that manage SWD assets that provide services for their community, customers and stakeholders.


Workshop Presenters

  • Murray Erbs | Chair NAMS Council, IPWEA
  • Allen Mapstone | Director Strategic Asset Management, IPWEA
  • Steve Verity | Principal Advisor Asset Management, IPWEA
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Recognised Prior Learning


  • Not applicable


Supporting Publication

The workshops are based on the concepts & guidelines presented in IPWEA’s Practice Note 5: Stormwater Drainage - Condition Assessment & Asset Performance Guidelines

More Information

For more information about this workshop, please contact us:

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