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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 3

The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 3

US infrastructure has been crumbling for years. Roads are full of potholes, bridges and dams are structurally inefficient, and water systems in every state are in dire need of repair.

The only way to create change is by uniting our voices in an effort to raise awareness – that’s the goal of this year’s Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19, 2017.

People all across the country

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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 2

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.

Repairing our

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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 1

The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 1

Every four years, the American Society of Engineers (ASCE) travels across the country to evaluate the state of infrastructure. It should come as no surprise that every sector is in heavy need of improvement, from bridges and roads to wastewater systems and levees. Overall, ASCE gave America a D+, a score that becomes even more startling when you consider that it is the same score given four years ago

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The Water Infrastructure Investment Crisis

The Water Infrastructure Investment Crisis

To keep our readers informed about the complex issues in the industry, we are sharing the following news about the growing need for water infrastructure investment.

Over the next 20 years, Administrator Gina McCarthy (former EPA chief) estimates that our country will need more than $655 billion for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects. The scariest part is that this massive investment doesn’t even cover the lead pipes that resulted

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Hoosick Falls Teens Demand Clean Water

Hoosick Falls Teens Demand Clean Water

It’s been over a year since it was first discovered that the Hoosick Falls’ water supply was contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical linked to cancer.

With the help of EffectiveNY and the Environmental Advocates of New York, the youth of Hoosick Falls are taking clean drinking water into their own hands. In a compelling ad campaign, these teens are raising awareness about the issue with the

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