The Buried Asset Management Institute – International (BAMI-I) is a non-profit corporation whose main purpose is to educate and assist those interested in applying best buried asset management practices to extend the life and efficiency of their assets by developing standards/guidelines, developing and offering certification courses, and building a platform for the delivery and exchange of information, etc.
BAMI-I focus on underground infrastructure including water and wastewater systems, oil and gas pipeline, electric cable, renewal energy pipeline, etc.
Good buried asset management practices will:
- Maximize life-cycle value of assets
- Sustain economic development
- Protect public health
- Improve the environment
- Enhance the quality of life
BAMI-I’s mission is to serve as center of excellence to unite industry, government and academia to develop and advance underground infrastructure asset management principles and practices through education, research and service.
BAMI-I‘s vision is to be one of the most valuable buried asset management centers in the world.