Determining a functional responsibility allocation between public and private parties in a long-term maintenance contract for waterworks

O.D. Brommet, Rob Schoenmaker, Marcel Hertogh, G.R. Kleijn van Willigen, Yawei Chen

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A proper allocation of risks and responsibilities is vital for the success of long-term maintenance contracts. This paper focuses on a method to identify an adequate allocation of responsibilities for the maintenance of waterworks. The Dutch agency recently started outsourcing the maintenance of their waterworks in DBFM contracts. In order to meet the Dutch Water Act during the whole life cycle of the lock, Risk Based Asset Management is contractually required. However, how to distribute the risks and responsibilities between the public and private parties is an open question. This paper presents a functional risk allocation method, existing of a risk allocation matrix and risk allocation conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
Subtitle of host publicationIALCCE 2016, Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, Delft, The Netherlands
EditorsJaap Bakker, Dan M. Frangopol, Klaas van Breugel
PublisherTaylor and Francis
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4987-7701-8
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-02847-0
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering: Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 16 Oct 201620 Oct 2016
Conference number: 5

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NameLife-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems
PublisherCRC Press


Conference5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering
Abbreviated title IALCCE 2016
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