Water Infrastructure Asset Management

Vermont encourages asset management through loans and grants, as well as outreach with technical assistance providers. Water systems are assessed through capacity and sanitary surveys.

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MentorAPM makes it easier for smaller systems with smaller teams to get their asset management programs up and running.

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State Asset Management

Opportunities and Obligations


  • Additional priority points are awarded to SRF applicants with approved asset management plans.
  • DWSRF loans and grants are available for asset management planning and activities.
  • A municipality may receive up to $50,000 in planning loan forgiveness to develop and implement a DEC-approved asset management plan that meets the guidelines in Guidance 26.


  • Sanitary surveys contain asset management questions.


  • Asset management workshops are offered to PWSs to help them plan and develop an asset management plan.
  • Technical assistance providers and other stakeholders collaborate to communicate with water systems about asset management planning.
  • Asset management guidance documents and planning resources are available online.
  • All CWSs must complete a Capacity Survey that includes asset management.


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