Financing long-term water infrastructure needs remains a fluid situation

Source: Robert Barkin, American City and County, April 17, 2012

Locals seek innovative solutions to meet the nationwide demand for water infrastructure repair and expansion….

…As water authorities and their managers face an estimated $1.5 trillion bill to rebuild the underground infrastructure essential to our nation’s water supply, an increasingly important issue has emerged in finding the means to finance the investment while controlling the rates paid by users, who are accustomed to paying an average of less than a penny per gallon….

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