Deteriorating physical infrastructure in cities

Other Names:
Deteriorating hardware of urban public utilities
Outdated basic utilities

The pipes and wires laid for water, gas, electricity and telephone in many parts of older cities are reaching the end of their serviceable life. Generally, through lack of funds, they are not being replaced until they fail.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST