EPA Estimates Massive Funding is Needed Over Next 25 Years
The projected increase in public demand for wastewater treatment over the course of the next 25 years is estimated to require an additional $270 billion worth of funding to sustain. Federal funding is not substantial enough to cover the staggering costs that accompany innovation and construction that will be required to accommodate the number of households connecting the public sewer lines. In fact, the majority of the cost, upwards of 90%, is absorbed by taxpayer funds at the local level. Read full article here.
Source: ACTIVE WATER SOLUTIONS: www.activewatersolutions.com/blog/epa-estimates-massive-funding-is-needed-over-next-25-years