Q&A

Better Infrastructure Through Innovation

Source: Ovivo
Better Infrastructure Through Innovation

A 2015 estimate by the U.S. EPA put the necessary drinking water infrastructure investment in America at $1 trillion over the next 20 years. On the wastewater side, the American Society of Civil Engineers put a price tag of $298 billion for capital investment in the same span. As one of the go-to companies for cities looking to improve that network, Ovivo has seen these infrastructure issues firsthand. To find an ounce of hope in what seems to be a dire situation, Water Online spoke with Jim Porteous, Ovivo’s vice president of municipal North America.