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Aging Water Infrastructure

Last month's threatened water shutoff in Prince George's County put the spotlight on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The utility, which serves nearly 2 million Marylanders, is grappling with miles of large concrete pipes that are prone to bursting. We talk with General Manager and CEO Jerry Johnson about how they keep the water flowing and manage an aging underground infrastructure.

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