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EPA Communique -- Assessing Drinking Water Infrastructure Need (PDF)

  • Author(s): Shanaghan, Peter E.
  • Publications: Journal - American Water Works Association
  • Issue Date: August 2012
  • Volume / Number: 104, Number 8
  • Page(s): 14-15
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  • Product Number: JAW_0076386
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AWWA's recently released report "Buried No Longer: Confronting America's Water Infrastructure Challenge" estimates that an investment of at least $1 trillion will be required through 2035 in order to restore existing water system pipe networks as they reach the end of their useful lives and to expand them to serve a growing population while maintaining current levels of water service. Growth, much of which is projected to be concentrated in the South and West, accounts for nearly half of this investment need.

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