Introducing Risk SMART: Revolutionising Drainage Risk Modelling 

Date 28.10.2023
Category Software
Author Conor Holgate

In the world of highway infrastructure maintenance, staying ahead of the game is crucial. At KaarbonTech, we pride ourselves on listening to our customers and delivering innovative solutions that address their evolving needs. That's why, in 2018, when our customers asked for a comprehensive yet user-friendly risk modelling element for drainage maintenance, we accepted the challenge and developed a ground-breaking module called Risk SMART. 

Risk SMART is a game-changer in the field of drainage risk modelling. Our aim was to empower our customers to make informed decisions about where to cleanse and how often, while maximising their maintenance budgets. We developed Risk SMART to combine a multitude of factors that influence maintenance requirements, providing an unparalleled level of accuracy and efficiency.  

Quick, efficient, cutting-edge 

Risk SMART’s key strength lies in its ability to incorporate various data sources seamlessly. By integrating inspection history, live defects, geospatial influences and IoT data, our modelling system ensures that your maintenance budget is utilised as efficiently as possible. Network-level models can be created and compared within minutes, enabling local authorities to gain valuable insights into the effects of budget cuts or additional investments across their network. 

At the asset level, Risk SMART presents clear risk profiles that are continuously compared against live condition data. This allows for easy visualisation, reporting, and exploration of asset groups based on their vulnerability or strategic importance. With Risk SMART, operational managers are empowered to make informed decisions and update maintenance cycles effortlessly, all within the intuitive KaarbonTech software. 

Optimising processes, creating savings 

The benefits of Risk SMART are already being felt by customers across the country. It has become an indispensable tool for identifying great efficiencies while simultaneously reducing network risk. By harnessing the power of comprehensive risk modelling, our customers have been able to optimise their drainage maintenance processes, saving valuable time, resources, and money. Middlesbrough Council has been successfully using Risk SMART – see their case study here

Our dedicated team at KaarbonTech works with each of our customers to introduce them to this groundbreaking module, tailoring the solution to each unique requirement. Contact us today to start a journey towards more informed decision-making, increased efficiency, and reduced risk in your drainage maintenance operations. Empower your team with Risk SMART – we can help you shape a smarter, more resilient infrastructure. Find out more about Risk SMART here, and contact us for an initial chat.