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Report: Water infrastructure in the U.S. scores poorly

The condition of water infrastructure in the U.S. has been graded as just above failing by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Construction finishing on a two million gallon water tank in a 13,000-acre water well field owned by the Colorado River Municipal Water District near Wickett, Texas. The land and existing infrastructure, purchased from Luminant Generation using state funds, as well as newly constructed water wells and pipeline, can pump up to 30 million gallons of water out of the field a day.

The condition of water infrastructure in the U.S. has been graded as just above failing by the American Society of Civil Engineers in a definitive report calling for "transformative action" from Congress. The group gave the U.S. water infrastructure an overall grade of D+, while wastewater and drinking water infrastructure received a D+ and D, respectively. (Water Online)

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