Guest Host: Elaina Plott

A crew works on water infrastructure near the intersection of 21st and K streets in 2012.

A crew works on water infrastructure near the intersection of 21st and K streets in 2012.

Last month, a water main breaks at Metro Center closed three train lines during morning rush hour. In Alexandria, a series of ruptured water pipes have shut down major thoroughfares. And in the District, a mysterious fuel leak contaminated drinking water for 350 households in the Shaw neighborhood. We get a report card on the region’s aging infrastructure.

Guests

  • Chuck Bean Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
  • Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D)
  • Robert Puentes Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

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