A ruptured 93-year-old water main near UCLA in 2014 left the campus awash in 8 million gallons of water. People were stranded in parking garages and the school’s storied basketball court was flooded. “There are now 240,000 water main breaks a year in this country,” says Greg DiLoreto, chairman of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ infrastructure committee.
A ruptured 93-year-old water main near UCLA in 2014 left the campus awash in 8 million gallons of water. People were stranded in parking garages and the school’s storied basketball court was flooded. “There are now 240,000 water main breaks a year in this country,” says Greg DiLoreto, chairman of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ infrastructure committee. Nick Ut Associated Press file
A ruptured 93-year-old water main near UCLA in 2014 left the campus awash in 8 million gallons of water. People were stranded in parking garages and the school’s storied basketball court was flooded. “There are now 240,000 water main breaks a year in this country,” says Greg DiLoreto, chairman of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ infrastructure committee. Nick Ut Associated Press file

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July 17, 2016 12:00 AM

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