If an infrastructure program comes, water should be a top priority
December 8, 2008
The President-elect has announced his interest in a massive package of Federally-funded infrastructure projects
, calling it his number-one priority
coming into office. Billions of dollars could be spent immediately to upgrade outdated water
plants and related infrastructure, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. And they're certainly right -- much of the nation's water and wastewater infrastructure was constructed in the middle 1970s, with a 30-year design life.
To see what goes into these kinds of projects, take a look at our schematic layout of a modern wastewater treatment plant
. Please feel free to contact us
with your questions.
last revised December 2008