Author Archives: Bryan Scribner, Black & Veatch

Aging Water Infrastructure: From Out of Sight to Top of Mind

Once buried issues, potentially crippling effects of aging water infrastructure have started to come to the surface. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates about a quarter-million water main breaks occur across the United States, threatening safe water supplies, causing street and property flooding and creating sinkholes. What’s more, about 75,000 sanitary sewer overflows annually contaminate recreational waters, leading to thousands of illnesses, according to the EPA.

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Topics: Black & Veatch, Water Infrastructure/Treatment.