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America’s Aging Water Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns

Matt Ball on August 10, 2014 - in Maintenance, Water

There were unexpected showers outside Boston on Saturday. A ruptured water main in Brookline sent a plume of water 80 feet into the air. The break occurred just blocks away from a reservoir.

Saturday’s break is only the latest in a series of mishaps – some far more serious – that are raising questions about the safety of aging water systems in this country.

Read more in CBS Evening News

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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