“The multibillion-dollar burden to fix the state’s Chesapeake Bay watershed is justified because of poor planning and high engineering and construction costs, experts say.”
And our quote….
“Another reason for high costs is that damage done to one small area has residual impact to the rest of the watershed.
“You need to do it in a certain order to make sure the project isn’t going be destroyed upstream by another problem — otherwise, what’s the sense of fixing when you’re going be back again in a few years?” asked Ted Scott, founder of Hunt Valley-based Applied Stormwater, a consulting and engineering firm.”
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