Municipal Water Leader
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    State Perspective

    Reviving Water Infrastructure in New Jersey

    While energy and transportation assets are well known for being indispensable to our economy, our security, and our overall quality of life, the significance of a safe, reliable, and efficient water delivery system is habitually unheeded. But while many of us get frustrated at the damage a potholed roadway can do to our car or worry about the stability of historic bridges, we would be equally troubled if we could see into our subterranean world. There are about 60,000 miles of pipe buried within New Jersey, which if laid end to end, would be long enough to extend to and from California 10 times. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates…