By Ned Monroe, President and CEO of the Vinyl Institute.
Our country is facing a drinking water crisis that poses a clear and present danger to public health and the environment. A recent report from the American Society of Civil Engineers gave American water infrastructure a barely-passing grade of “D+,” an embarrassing reality we see on display on a seemingly daily basis. There are now over 200,000 recorded water main breaks annually. And while the failure of the drinking water system in Flint, MI has rightly entered the public consciousness, it should not be viewed as an aberration, but a wakeup call to policymakers at all levels of government to make significant new investments… Continue Reading