Water infrastructure crisis could be a windfall for plumbers

Water infrastructure crisis could be a windfall for plumbers

Exacerbating the problem are new regulatory requirements and plumbing design changes. While almost everyone agrees on the need to conserve water, it can increase demand on the distribution infrastructure - an infrastructure in some places already at its limit. The situation is so serious that PMI - who's members for the most part manufacture point-of-use devices - has issued a position statement advocating for the restoration of underground water infrastructure.

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CHICAGO— To maintain the nation’s current level of drinking water service over the next 25 years is going to require a trillion dollar

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