Report Estimates More Than $1 Billion to Repair Miami-Dade Water, Sewer Systems

Systems so outdated, could take up to eight years for initial repairs

According to the Miami Herald, Miami-Dade County’s three main water treatment plants and nearly 14,000 miles of pipelines are so outdated it would take more than $1.1 billion just to replace the most vulnerable sections, an internal study shows.

The five-month study also found that initial repairs could take from three to eight years and that a majority of that initial work is needed for sewer lines.

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Miami Herald

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