Aging Infrastructure Mesh

While nanotechnology is probably the long term answer, there’s good reason to start augmenting older infrastructure with monitoring technologies

Robotic probes can detect corrosion or damage to steam pipes from within, without having to dig them up, he said.

“They have to start looking at the entire system,” he said. “Imagine something like this exploding under Grand Central? Or under Broadway?”
N.Y. blast raises questions about aging infrastructure – CNN.com

via Infrastructure Rhythmeering

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