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Latest NYT Article Tackles Infrastructure

The latest in a series of articles from New York Times writer Charles Duhigg on water issues addresses the challenge of replacing aging infrastructure.  Using the example of the District of Columbia’s Water and Sewer Authority and the actions of its new administrator, the March 14th article highlights the multibillion dollar cost for updating the nation’s water infrastructure and the difficulty local officials have trying to raise rates enough to meet these needs.  The Times also refers to the increasing contribution of the federal government to funding these fixes but points out that the federal funding still falls far short relative to the overall cost.

The link to the NY Times article is: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/15/us/15water.html?pagewanted=2&th&emc=th