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Governor's Task Force Cites PA's $36.5 Billion Water Infrastructure Need; Report Underscores Call for Additional Investments
Date:10/31/2008

nd wastewater systems. In addition, the task force met around the state this spring to gather recommendations about ways to promote the long-term sustainability of our water infrastructure.

In addition to the $36.5 billion for capital repairs and upgrades, the task force estimates the commonwealth will need to spend another $77.1 billion for operation, maintenance and debt service, for a total of $113.6 billion over the next 20 years. The report outlines options to increase funding and reduce operating costs through more effective management of facilities, regionalization of systems, and maximizing nonstructural solutions and conservation measures.

The task force also stressed the need to educate the public on the true value and cost of drinking water and wastewater service.

"Continued federal budget cuts and historic problems like combined sewer and stormwater systems present a daunting challenge to Pennsylvania's public drinking water and wastewater systems that are increasingly unable to sustain community growth and meet new demands from residents and industry," said the Governor. "Our future depends on a safe and reliable supply of water. If our infrastructure is allowed to deteriorate, so, too, will Pennsylvania's business climate and property values.

"The task force report clearly describes the extent of the problem for the first time, and it also provides us with concrete recommendations for long-term solutions to better manage and fund our water infrastructure to meet the challenges of the future."

The report is available at http://www.depweb.state.pa.us, keyword: Water Quality; click on the "Sustainable Water Infrastructure Task Force" link.

On Election Day, voters will have the opportunity to decide whether to borrow an additional $400 million for public drinking water and wastewater system repairs, stormwater improvements and practices to manage non-point s
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