Replacing San Diego’s Aging, Crumbling Pipes Is A Long, Slow Process

The City of San Diego Public Utilities department has spend almost $328 million since 2013 to repair and replace 116 miles of water transmission and distribution pipes as part of a program to upgrade it’s aging water system, according to documents given to 10News. Most of those repairs (72 miles) were on cast iron pipes, the oldest ones in the system.