Research and analysis

Assessment and measurement of asset deterioration

The Environment Agency has produced new practical guidance for asset managers on ways of assessing deterioration of typical flood and coastal defence assets and their residual life.

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Assessment and Measurement of Asset Deterioration

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The new guidance will help support asset managers in all Flood and Coastal Risk Management operating authorities in assessing the residual risk of assets under different conditions and maintenance regimes. It will also help them to determine the timing of required interventions and eventual replacement of assets.

Published 10 June 2013