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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

And Then There Is The Infrastructure You Don't See

Brown and Caldwell's newsletter makes this point today.  Add the infrastructure described here to the roads, bridges, dams, and oil/gas pipelines that Washington cannot seem to understand (care about?).


Failure to act
The United States needs to pour billions of dollars into repairing its pipes and wastewater systems in the coming decades, or it could face drinking water shortages and onerously high sewer rates, the American Society of Civil Engineers said Tuesday. In a report it will release Thursday, the group found that the gap between needs and anticipated funding for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure will swell to $84 billion by 2020. Reuters

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