Integrated asset management systems to improve VA water provider's operations

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Jan. 17, 2014 -- In an effort to better manage its broad network of fleet, facilities and infrastructure assets, Virginia's City of Newport News Waterworks has selected to install new integrated asset management systems.

Provided by AssetWork -- a provider of fleet management software, automated fuel management systems, motor pool systems, and operational asset management systems -- the FleetFocus, FuelFocus and EAM technologies will replace an in-house developed system at the Newport News site.

The Virginia water provider's initial intention for adopting the technology was to incorporate a fleet management software integrated with a fuel management system; however, it expanded to include the new EAM infrastructure management system after learning that one vendor could provide all the functionality it was seeking.

"Among the reasons we selected AssetWorks integrated asset management solution is their demonstrated ability to accommodate the broad range of assets that we must manage, the enhanced parts and purchasing functionalit,y and their willingness to work with and listen to us about the asset management needs of a water utility," states David Cooper, project lead, Newport News Waterworks.

About Newport News Waterworks

Newport News Waterworks is a regional water provider, owned and operated by the city of Newport News that serves over 400,000 people in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and portions of York County and James City County. The Waterworks maintains over 1,700 miles of treated water pipelines, some of which were installed as early as 1891, earning the department a listing in the American Water Works Association's (AWWA) Centurion Club. For more information, visit www.nngov.com/waterworks.

About AssetWorks

AssetWorks recently launched EAM Infrastructure Management software to manage complex operational assets including networks of linear- and boundary-based assets such as roads, pipelines and parks. AssetWorks' proven fleet management software is used by more than 200 cities and counties in North America, including 35 of the 50 most populated cities. For more information, visit www.assetworks.com.

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