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The poor condition of the U.S. infrastructure

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1 Author(s)
Charles, M. ; American Soc. of Civil Eng., Washington, DC

An aging water system is a threat to the Nation's Prosperity. The area of our water supply, which is challenged by aging wastewater facilities and leaking drinking-water pipes and received a collective grade of D minus in 2005. Investing in our infrastructure would not only protect public health but also create jobs and stimulate the economy; this investment would be lasting, but time is working against our country's infrastructure.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 6 )