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Improving San Diego’s Infrastructure to Reduce Resource Costs

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Infrastructure determines how efficiently we can use resources to encourage economic growth while conserving the environment. Old infrastructure can put pressure on electricity, housing, water, transportation and business development. Ensuring that infrastructure improves as the city grows will help reduce future costs that impact the quality and cost of living locally. Infrastructure influences the amount of fuel, electricity, water, road ways, public transportation and other systems used. It is a basic motherboard that all other things are built upon. The infrastructure will determine which type of structures will be built and how wide versus large a city will become. Proper infrastructure impacts just everything within the city. As an example, consider how a Stanford study on the California drought was determined to be human driven and likely to be a regular visitor ( 1 ). This means that we should expect warmer summers, less rain, and more problems keeping up with na