Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment

US EPA
http://water.epa.gov/grants_funding/dwsrf/upload/epa816r13006.pdf [report]

[E&E News PM article by Annie Snider, sub. req’d]  The nation’s infrastructure needs $384 billion in improvements over the next two decades in order to continue providing safe drinking water, a U.S. EPA assessment released today estimates…

[EPA DWSRF page] The Nation’s water systems must make significant investments to install, upgrade, or replace infrastructure to continue to ensure the provision of safe drinking water to their 240 million customers. Installation of new treatment facilities can improve the quality of drinking water and better protect public health. Improvements are also needed to help those water systems experiencing a threat of contamination due to aging infrastructure systems.

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