by Steve St. Angelo
The United States is sitting on top of a massive amount of aging infrastructure that continues to disintegrate at an alarming rate. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. suffers from 240,000 water main breaks a year.
That’s roughly 700 water main breaks each day.
Some of these water main breaks can be quite large. Here is a picture of water main break that took place on Howard Street in Baltimore.