The World Bank estimates that to achieve universal coverage in the water and sanitation sector by 2030 it will cost between $14 and $47 billion per year - and that's just to extend water, sanitation and hygiene services to the unserved. This amounts to up to three times the current investment levels.
A question: If the takers aren't standing in the unemployment line or rushing home from the second job to change diapers, just where are they? Because an awful lot of America's resources have gone missing. Like money that should be going to education, job training, healing the sick, retirement funds, infrastructure and, you know--life.