America's Infrastructure Report Card 2021 | GPA: C-

America's Infrastructure Scores a


There is a water main break every two minutes

and an estimated 6 billion gallons of treated water lost each day in the U.S., enough to fill over 9,000 swimming pools.

Growing wear and tear on our nation's roads

have left 43% of our public roadways in poor or mediocre condition, a number that has remained stagnant over the past several years.

There are 30,000 miles of inventoried levees across the U.S.,

and an additional 10,000 miles of levees whose location and condition are unknown.

About the 2021 Report

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report  card—assigning letter grades based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement.

American Infrastructure: Below Our Feet

American Infrastructure: The Long Haul

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