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Study Brings Water Infrastructure Challenges to Surface

For more than 100 years, iron pipe has been the backbone of drinking water and waste water infrastructure in the U.S. and across the world. However, much of the 1 million miles of underground pipe in this country is nearing the end of its useful life. A recent study by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) looks at the impact of this aging and expanding infrastructure. The study, “Buried No Longer,” details findings and challenges cities must address to ensure a continued safe, clean and economically viable water supply.

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