First-Time Survey Shows $7.5 Billion Annual Stormwater Funding Gap

May 14, 2019
As policymakers ramp up their efforts to fund infrastructure projects, a first-time survey of municipal stormwater systems estimates a $7.5 billion annual funding gap in the sector -- the only growing source of water pollution -- to fully implement their programs and meet community goals, a figure that adds to the already large water infrastructure needs. But the authors of the survey , conducted by the Water Environment Federation's Stormwater Institute (SWI), say the first-time estimate of municipal separate storm...

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