Constituent Relations

Sustainability

  • There’s more to life than a PE license

    Twenty-four professionals were recently certified as infrastructure inspectors or stormwater managers by the American Public Works...

     
  • Get a Buzz On

    Used K-Cup coffee packs will have a second life as an alternative fuel source at a cement plant in Canada, rather than hitting the local...

     
  • FREE recycled-pavement webinar

    Earn 1.5 continuing education hours from this Sept. 25 presentation on reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and reclaimed asphalt shingles...

     
 

Top AEC Firms

Trendsetters

  • Trendsetter: Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter

    Rapper Jay-Z was honored at the United Nations' Global Leadership Awards Gala for bringing clean water to those in need.

     
  • Trendsetter: Susan Seacrest

    In 2007, Susan Seacrest invested $500,000 in the Groundwater Foundation, which today has 5,000 members worldwide.

     
  • Trendsetter: Leonard Phillips

    Leonard Phillips' Online Seminars for Municipal Arborists website is almost eight years old and is still free.

     
 

Department of the Year

  • An Award-Winning Assist

    Infrastructure enhancements like the widening of County Road 540A don't get off the ground without the Fleet Management Division, which repairs, maintains, and fuels nearly 2200 vehicles and pieces of heavy equipment for all county divisions, eight municipalities, several state agencies, and even...

     
  • Countywide Cross-Pollination

    There are many reasons Polk County, Fla., residents and elected officials should be proud. For one, the National Civil League dubbed it an All-American County for its grassroots community programs. And for another, people like working there. That's why it earned a Department of the Year Honorable...

     
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    Learning Curve

    Once someone joins the Chesapeake Public Works Department, they never seem to want to leave. Of the 500 employees on staff, nearly 100 have been there 20 years or more. If you want to know why, ask Jerry Ivory.

     
 

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