Georgia cities and counties get low marks for maintaining the pipes and culverts that drain stormwater. Yet these aged stormwater systems need plenty of attention, and money. Macon-Bibb County recently discovered a much wider failure of its stormwater infrastructure. GPB looks at how that community plans to pay for it and whether its sustainable.
The American Society of Civil Engineers is releasing a report card for Georgia's infrastructure. The group rates the state every four years. It looks at roads, bridges, ports, airports and other areas related to infrastructure. The overall grade is a C.
A new report says a million US jobs are at risk if the nation falls behind in upgrading its infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers released a study saying the nation is "failing" supply chain demands.
The Public Service Commission heard testimony Monday morning from several groups opposed to Georgia Power's billion dollar rate hike request. The PSC's advocacy staff also says the amount is too high. In pre-filed testimony, the PSC staff says Georgia Power should get less than half of what it's asking for.