TITLE

Baby Steps

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Feb2011, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The discusses the result of the 14th Annual Municipal Sewer and Water Infrastructure Survey, which polled U.S. municipalities on their 2010 actual spending and 2011 budgeted infrastructure programs. It mentions that most of the municipalities are facing the challenge of where to get fundings for infrastructure improvements in their area. It affirms that states and cities are still staggering from the recession and are facing several budget deficits.
ACCESSION #
58839507

 

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