Summer 2020: Keeping Up With Aging Infrastructure
The Aging Infrastructure Issue
Colorado has grown and changed around the water infrastructure installed decades to more than a century ago, leaving today’s water users and managers to grapple with the prospect of failing pipes, dams and ditches—the result of age and a lack of routine maintenance. Now, though the challenges and costs to rebuild and repair are significant, Coloradans have new opportunities to do so thoughtfully. View or download a flipbook of the magazine or read articles below.
Nothing Lasts Forever
July 13, 2020 by Jason Plautz
From leaking pipes to hazardous dams, water utilities are stepping up to meet aging water infrastructure needs with the data, tools and resources of today. Rebuilds and fixes can be expensive and rife with challenges—still, water managers are optimistic.