Scott J Cooper National Geographic Our Nation's Water Crisis

Scott J Cooper Water Council

The water base in our country is over one hundred years old, so an upgrade is long overdue. The American Water Works Association concludes that restoring the obsolete water infrastructure in the country would take at least $1 trillion. All the public awareness to the water infrastructure was caused by the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan. While the episode was tragic, it started the nation’s “eyes” to the little-known water infrastructure difficulty being experienced across the United States. It also drew anger and emotions, which are the important drivers for change.

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