Commission pushing billions in upgrades to US water infrastructure

NBC24 / The Associated Press » The Great Lakes Commission is pushing for a massive investment in drinking water infrastructure after water issues in Flint, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio. The commission is proposing the federal government spend $100 billion on drinking water infrastructure, $73 billion in wastewater improvements, and $5 billion in storm water management, but says some of the work could be funded through public-private partnerships.