Posted by: snsolomon | January 19, 2010

Steven Solomon’s Op Ed in the New York Times

A Recovery Built on Water
By Steven Solomon

In rebuilding Haiti’s water systems, it is imperative to focus on simple and affordable local projects that communities can take responsibility for. The network of water and sewer pipes should be built with flexible materials that can be shallowly buried and easily repaired. Bulk sewer services and drinking water should be delivered at wholesale costs to distribution points in urban neighborhoods, where local leaders can handle payments for the service and maintain the local network.

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/opinion/17solomon.html

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