WTTP 2341
Asset and Operations Management

1.0 Credit


This course identifies the key assets and operations of a water company and introduces students to the qualities of an effective asset and operations management program in the water industry. In addition, the course examines the skills required for operations management, asset identification, designing an asset maintenance program, data acquisition and management and water conservation

Delivery Method



Industry experience or completion of level three of the Water Treatment Technology Program.


  • To introduce the essential elements of operational management and describe the skills needed to ensure best practice.

Course Outline

Management and Operations:

  • Section 1: Asset Identification
  • Section 2: Designing an Asset Maintenance Program
  • Section 3: Data Acquisition and Management
  • Section 4: Operations Management
  • Section 5: Water Conservation and Management

Maximum Completion

30 weeks.

Required Text and Materials

Note: The following textbook is used in WTTP 2331, WTTP 2341 and WTTP 2351.

Jordan, James K.. Maintenance Management for Water Utilities. 3rd ed. AWWA, (2010).
Type: Textbook, ISBN: 9781583217832

Additional Requirements

Students require a computer and internet access.

Open Learning Faculty Member Information

Open Learning Faculty Member InformationAn Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Primary communication is through Blackboard's "Mail" tool or by phone. Students will receive the necessary contact information when starting the course.


In order to complete this course successfully, students must obtain at least 50 per cent on the final mandatory examination and in the course overall.

Students taking this course and applying it towards a Certificate I, II, or III or Water Treatment Diploma must obtain a minimum 60% average in the course overall to meet program requirements.

The final assessment will be determined on the following basis.

Final Exam 100%