Atlanta Faces Daunting Sewer Rebuild

A federal judge's ruling that Atlanta's sewer system violates the Federal Clean Water Act prompts the city to begin replacing thousands of miles of sewer pipes. Replacing the pipes, many of which are nearly 100 years old, is expected to cost over $3 billion — a price to be absorbed primarily by local citizens and businesses. Susanna Capelouto of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.

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