n IMIESA - Our deteriorating infrastructure : plant and equipment

Volume 34, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 34, Issue 10, Oct 2009, p. 135
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Many of the sewer and water pipelines installed over the past 100 years have reached the end of their useful life. This existing network of pipelines has been stressed by population growth and urban sprawl in developed countries, while many developing nations completely lack a sanitary sewer and clean water infrastructure.

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