The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 2
Each year, the US has 240,000 water main breaks and loses 6 billion gallons of treated water from leaking pipes. There are 1 million miles of drinking water pipes that are well past their lifespan and need to be replaced. 15,498 dams have been identified as high hazard potential. And these are just a few of the alarming facts uncovered in the ASCE 2017 US Infrastructure Report.