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Hundreds of billions in the pipeline for US water infrastructure

Trenchless International on January 27, 2015

With more than $US600 billion needed to improve the country’s water infrastructure, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has launched a Finance Centre to assist with sorely needed system improvements and upgrades nationwide.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently launched the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Centre to help communities improve local wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems, particularly through innovative financing and by building resilience to climate change.

The centre was announced as Vice President Joe Biden and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy toured the construction site for a tunnel to reduce sewer overflows into the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., by 98 per cent.

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