Water and Sewer Line Emergencies: Debunking the Myths
Myths about the cause of service line failures are common. Many people believe that their service lines will never fail in their lifetime. However, reports indicate that the vast majority of the nation’s water pipes were installed after World War II and are in serious need of replacement or repair. In fact, a report from the National Association of Water Companies and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stated that nearly half of all pipes in the U.S. were in poor shape.