Urban Infrastructure: Our Crumbling POTW's

by Walter A. Lyon, Univ of Pennsylvania, Camp Hill, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management: Saving a Threatened Resource?In Search of Solutions


There is a need to address the problem of deferred maintenance at public owned treatment works. While specific data regarding the nations deferred maintenance bill is not available, we have information to suggest that failure to address the problem will have serious social, environmental and economic consequences.

Subject Headings: Water treatment | Maintenance and operation | Sewage | Infrastructure | Wastewater management | Waste treatment | Urban areas

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