Read more about Low rates, needed repairs lure 'big water' to Uncle Sam's plumbing
By and large, Americans have a safe, plentiful and cheap water supply, but three days in 2002 were a case study in the nation's water woes. The country's geriatric water pipes need to be fixed or replaced, and government and industry studies have estimated that it will take between $150 billion and $1 trillion over the next three decades to do the job.
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