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Renewal of Old Sewer Assets: Sydney Water Experience

Renewal of Old Sewer Assets: Sydney Water Experience

Friday 6 December 2013


Mr Sudipta Basu is the Principal Engineer in the Engineering and Environmental Services Group at Sydney Water. He has been involved in many facets of non-pressure pipeline renewal including procurement and project management. His responsibilities also included assessment of product and performance and development of technical specifications and schedules.


Seminar Room of Planning & Development Department

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC)

S S Hogg Market, Phase II, Top Level, West Block

19, Neli Sen Gupta Sarani, Kolkata 700 087

Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm


Sydney Water operates about 24,000 km of sewer lines, which are mostly ageing and have outlived their design life. Its renewal program budget runs into $100 million per year. For the ease of management, sewer assets have been grouped into two broad categories, i.e. critical and non-critical. While non-critical assets are addressed on a reactive basis, critical assets are renewed proactively. A programmed approach is adopted for renewal (repair and rehabilitation) of critical assets.


Er Sandip Kr Deb                               Er Srirup Mitra                                          Dr Ayanangshu Dey

President, ASCE-IS-ER                     Secretary, ASCE-IS-ER                             Eastern india Rep. ICE UK

For further information contact:                                  Er Srirup Mitra,   T 9831268945

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