References

  1. World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013
  2. Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  3. Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  4. Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  5. Water is Your Business http://waterisyourbusiness.org
  6. Water is Your Business http://waterisyourbusiness.org
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  8. Horswell, Cindy. “Houston's water woes connected to old pipes”. Houston Chronicle, June 18, 2012
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  10. Future Investment in Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure. Congressional Budget Office, November 2002; Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  11. “Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Peak Flows”. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2004 Estimates
  12. Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  13. “Sewer Gas.” Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  14. FAILURE TO ACT: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Water and Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011
  15. “Life Cycle of a water main break.” District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority
  16. S. 335: Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013
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  18. FAILURE TO ACT: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Water and Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011
  19. S. 601: Water Resources Development Act of 2013
  20. “U.S. Senate Approves WIFIA; AWWA Proclaims ‘Huge Step Forward’ for Water Infrastructure.” Press Release, American Water Works Association, May 15, 2013
  21. Ipsos Public Affairs Poll, 2012
  22. “What Isn’t Covered by Your Homeowners Insurance?” NAIC, June 4, 2007
  23. Estimate based on HomeServe repair average 2012
  24. Estimate based on HomeServe repair average 2012 and U.S. Census 2009 American Housing Survey
  25. Estimate based on HomeServe repair average 2012 and U.S. Census 2009 American Housing Survey
  26. U.S. Census 2009 American Housing Survey
  27. NFCC Financial Literacy Opinion Index, National Foundation for Credit Counseling, July 2011
  28. Estimated from public data from HomeServe, Utility Service Partners and American Water websites
  29. http://www.waterforjobs.org Water for Jobs, 2013
  30. “Reader’s Watchdog: Des Moines Women Gets Her Wish for a New Water Line.” Des Moines Register, April 23, 2013
  31. HomeServe Analysis
  32. HomeServe, 3 Years Ending December 31, 2012