An analysis of recently released 2018 Census estimates of local government spending for municipal water and sewer utilities indicates an historic high annual investment of $130 billion.
2018 spending continued the decade-long slow growth at 3.6% compared to a long-term average annual growth of 4.4%. Revenues grew 6%, exceeding the long-term average of 5.5%.

Cumulative spending on water and sewer utilities from 1993 to 2018 exceed $2.251 Trillion: $1.225 Trillion on Water Supply Utilities; $997 Billion on Sewer and Wastewater Utilities.

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