Beneath Your Feet

September 2010
Underground Construction;Sep2010, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p29
Trade Publication
The article highlights the drinking water and wastewater utility of the city of Houston in Texas, which is considered to be one of the top ten utilities in the U.S. serving about 2.8 million customers everyday.


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