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Taxpayers & Underground Infrastructure: Round 2
Debate continues over the most cost-efficient way to fix water and sewer systems
March 30, 2010
Earlier this year NTU published an Issue Brief which explored taxpayer-friendly options for replacement of America’s water and sewer systems, and concluded that PVC pipe was a viable (and often preferable) material for the task. We had hoped that a lively discussion would ensue over a fiscal policy matter that often receives short shrift.
Here’s a sample from the exchange of views:
And the following:
Which opinion should carry the day? We leave that up to you, dear readers, but we would all do well to remember that every time we turn a faucet handle or look down a manhole cover, serious money is at stake as well as clean water.
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