By Engineering, and Planning Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science,Water Science and Technology Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council
Over the previous century, the U.S. military Corps of Engineers has outfitted an unlimited community of water administration infrastructure that incorporates nearly seven hundred dams, 14,000 miles of levees, 12,000 miles of river navigation channels and keep watch over constructions, harbors and ports, and different amenities. traditionally, the development of latest infrastructure ruled the Corps' water assets finances and actions. this day, nationwide water wishes and priorities more and more are moving to operations, upkeep, and rehabilitation of current infrastructure, a lot of which has surpassed its layout life.
However, because the mid-1980s federal investment for brand new undertaking development and significant rehabilitation has declined gradually. consequently, a lot of the Corps' water assets infrastructure is deteriorating and donning out quicker than it's being replaced. Corps of Engineers Water assets Infrastrucutre: Deterioration, funding, or Divestment? explores the prestige of operations, upkeep, and rehabilitation of Corps water assets infrastructure, and identifies recommendations for the Corps and the kingdom in surroundings upkeep and rehabilitation priorities.
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Corps of Engineers Water Resources Infrastructure:Deterioration, Investment, or Divestment? by Engineering, and Planning Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science,Water Science and Technology Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council