Category Archives: InfoMaster

InfoAsset: Empowering Healthy Systems for Healthy Communities

Most water and wastewater utilities face consistent challenges when it comes to the adoption of asset management best practices. Growing demand for high-levels of service, increasing environmental awareness, insufficient funding, and asset deterioration are common factors that drive the need … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Asset Management

Asset management plans (AMPs) are fundamental to effective water distribution and wastewater infrastructure management. But aging infrastructure, funding gaps, regulatory requirements, and organizational barriers present difficult challenges for utilities to overcome when developing an AMP. These obstacles often prompt people … Continue reading

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“State of the Water Industry” Report Highlights R&R, Planning, and Water Tech in 15th Edition

For the fourth year in a row, renewal and replacement (R&R) of aging water and wastewater infrastructure has been identified as the top challenge facing US water companies, according to the American Water Works Association (AWWA) State of the Water … Continue reading

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Leaks and bursts: find, fix and prevent them

If you’re concerned about leaks in your water supply network – whether they’re steady, or sudden bursts – they can be addressed. Reducing leaks and non-revenue water (NRW) means happier customers and regulators, savings on wasted water, and fewer fines. … Continue reading

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InfoMaster 8.5: Rehab Actions and Costs Interface

One of the biggest upgrades to InfoMaster 8.5 is the new and improved interface for Rehab Actions, Methods, and Cost.  The new Rehab Actions and Costs window contains the same functionality as in previous InfoMaster versions, removes some of the confusion … Continue reading

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What’s New in InfoMaster 8.5?

 8.5 To quickly answer the question…A LOT!  We here at Innovyze consider 8.5 a major InfoMaster release and are excited to be delivering it to our clients.  InfoMaster is already revolutionizing the way asset management is done, and we think … Continue reading

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Baseline Replacement Cost

As one can imagine, it’s very difficult to forecast asset management budgets for thousands of underground pipes on a yearly basis. InfoMaster’s Baseline Replacement Cost tool simplifies this forecast to give users an easy to use tool to get an … Continue reading

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System vs. Project Databases

Often when starting an InfoMaster project and even when opening a project you have consistently worked with, the difference between the “System” and “Project” databases can be confusing. Let’s try to shed some light on this possible confusion. When creating a new … Continue reading

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“Special” InfoMaster Fields

One of the best features in InfoMaster is its flexibility in terms of leveraging GIS data and the ArcGIS data structure.  95% of the time, clients can apply data fields in whatever way they specify.  However, there are some fields … Continue reading

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Project Bundling – Post Rehab Plan

At the end of running a rehab flowchart, the rehab summary report is generated which shows the assigned rehab action for each pipe. However, many utilities and engineering consultants do not perform rehab actions on an individual pipe basis, but … Continue reading

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