Asset management is an essential practice for any water system that desires to achieve sustainability, and EPA’s free asset management software is a great tool to help small systems implement an effective program. The “Check Up Program for Small Systems” (CUPSS) software program guides small water systems through the asset management process, from the initial steps of setting up an asset inventory, to scheduling and tracking maintenance tasks, to establishing a financial system to budget and track expenses and revenue.
Are You Part of the CUPSS Discussion?
To support the growing community of CUPSS users and trainers, EPA has set up quarterly interactive webinars to give updates on CUPSS enhancements, present case studies, suggest tips for trainers, and to feature presentations by speakers who have used the CUPSS software, either as a water system operator, a technical assistance provider, or state regulator.
The next CUPSS Community quarterly call is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, from 2:00 to 3:00 (eastern). Click here https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/455728230 to register and participate in this free event. The April 30 call/webinar will feature Jean Holloway, Circuit Rider with the Delaware Rural Association, who will share her experiences in assisting Delaware communities as they get started with CUPSS. There’s also a time set aside for questions.
Be Part of the CUPSS Community
The “CUPSS Community” includes small water and wastewater system personnel, state drinking water and wastewater regulatory program staff, technical assistance providers, community or water association members, or anyone interested in sustainable water infrastructure. Please let your colleagues, water systems, TA providers and other interested people know about this great opportunity! For further information, feel free to contact the CUPSS staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The flyer (below) has more information about the CUPSS Community and its activities. Calls are also scheduled for July 31 and October 31.
CUPSS Community Call Flyer_2013 rev 4-13