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Philadelphia’s aging water infrastructure

Listen 14:00
(Trenae Nuri/WHYY)

(Trenae Nuri/WHYY)

Guest: Debra McCarty

Early this month, a water main broke in Center City Philadelphia, sending 15 million gallons of water gushing out into streets and businesses and causing millions of dollars in damage.  Our guest Philadelphia’s Water Commissioner DEBRA McCARTY talks about the city’s aging water infrastructure, what the fixes are, and water quality.

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