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Laurie Banyay

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Post-party pickup Post-party pickup

Take a page from these cities' playbooks to learn how to craft and execute an effective cleanup plan. Read more

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Battling graffiti with paint brushes Battling graffiti with paint brushes

The very thought of tackling a graffiti-ridden city strikes terror in the heart of even the most seasoned public works officials. Even after the graffiti tags are cleaned up, the battle continues. It's usually a matter of only days before it comes back—sometimes on a larger scale. Read more

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PUBLIC WORKS BRIEFS: August 2005 PUBLIC WORKS BRIEFS: August 2005

Report promotes water system security, Illinois garners water tasting award, and other news. Read more

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Feeling ‘Down in the Dumps'? Feeling ‘Down in the Dumps'?

Cheer up. Spending an afternoon being down in the dumps isn't nearly as bad as you might think. After all, with trash galore, sewers, and waste streams to visit, how could you feel low? Read more

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Small town, big leadership Small town, big leadership

Chad Garland hails from a town that few people can pronounce—and even fewer can find on a map. Zelienople (pronounced “zill-ee-in-opal”), a borough of just more than 4000 people, is in western Pennsylvania, about 30 miles north of Pittsburgh. Read more

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