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The Dangers of Aging Gas Pipes

September 24, 2014

According to Journalist John Kelly from USA Today, “About every other day over the past decade, a gas leak in the United States has destroyed property, hurt someone or killed someone, a USA TODAY Network investigation finds. The most destructive blasts have killed at least 135 people, injured 600 and caused $2 billion in damages since 2004.”

If these statistics on aging gas pipes do not raise your awareness about the importance of managing your infrastructure assets, I am not sure what will. Infrastructure assets deteriorate over the years but the most difficult ones to keep track of are often those hidden from plain sight. To read more about the detrimental effects of aging gas pipes go “Look Out Below: Danger lurks Underground from Aging Gas Pipes” .


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