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Infographic: Drinking Water and Wastewater by the Numbers
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Infographic: Drinking Water and Wastewater by the Numbers

Due to decades of insufficient or misdirected investment, a significant portion of water-distribution and sewer systems are reaching or have already reached the end of their intended operational life and are beginning to fail.

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  • Keith Miller
  • Kristina Costa
  • Donna Cooper

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Due to decades of insufficient or misdirected investment, a significant portion of water -distribution and sewer systems are reaching or have already reached the end of their intended operational life and are beginning to fail.

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Authors

Keith Miller

Senior Research Associate

Kristina Costa

Senior Fellow

Donna Cooper

Senior Fellow