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Category Archives: Infrastructure
Cities Swimming in Raw Sewage as Hurricanes Overwhelm Systems. Treatment plants unable to cope with influx from Irma, Harvey. Human waste, chemicals sent to waterways by outmatched plants
From the WashPost: Phoenix heat, Tropical Storm Cindy show how climate change is a threat to our infrastructure
The U.S. Has Forgotten How to Do Infrastructure. The nation once built things fast and cheaply. Now experts are puzzled why costs are higher and projects take longer than in other countries. A key explanation: That suggests that U.S. costs … Continue reading
From the HSDL, this account of a new report on critical infrastructure by MIT: Keeping America Safe: Toward More Secure Networks for Critical Sectors
From RAND: Characterizing National Exposures to Infrastructure from Natural Disasters; Data and Methods Documentation
ASCE is the American Society of Civil Engineers, and an old friend, Richard Wright, is an active volunteer at the association. Recently, mentioned some of the work ASCE has been doing, and I thought I would share it with readers. … Continue reading
See this article from the Wash Post on Subway and Other Decaying Infrastructure. Very sad commentary about vulnerabilities on a good day. No wonder disasters are so extensive and expensive.