For a few years now the Quake Centre has been interested in tackling issues related to the investment, service delivery and resilience of New Zealand’s underground infrastructure with a particular interest in the management of 3 waters assets. The Centre has a number of activity streams ongoing including: applied research and the development of guidelines, standards and tools with a focus on smarter ways of tackling problems from a coordinated, national perspective. The aim is to assist local authorities to make local decisions based on sound data and in a way that reflects national best practice.
A couple of key projects are the furthering of the NZ Asset Metadata Standards (NZAMS) and the creation of a National Pipe Data Portal.
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