Omaha may have to spend $3 billion replacing sewers
June 11, 2007

The EPA is forcing just about every significant metropolitan area to separate their storm sewers from their sanitary sewers, and the cost is huge: In Omaha, the estimated cost could be as high as $3 billion. In the city of Des Moines, the estimate is closer to $250 million -- still nothing to sneeze at.

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