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    States are spending more on roads and bridges but overall condition hasn't improved much, according to the 21st Annual Highway Report. One possible culprit: high administrative costs.

  • 4 FREE water management resources

    Drought, flooding, toxic algae … if your agency isn’t dealing with a major water-related issue right now, consider yourself lucky.

  • 10 states with the most-poisonous water

    Indiana tops this analysis of EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in terms of volume, but Texas is tops for toxicity.

  • Water agencies in five states receive $105 million settlement

    More than 1,000 community water systems in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Ohio that detected atrazine in their supplies will split the award, concluding eight years of class-action litigation.

  • PUBLIC WORKS News Briefs: September 2007

  • Pond potential

    Many areas within Florida's Orange County contain secondary outfalls that discharge into landlocked lakes. The county has no easement agreement or right of way (ROW) for these outfalls, which historically conveyed floodwater from upstream areas where most of the stormwater system predates...

  • Dealing with disaster

    In 2004, four hurricanes made landfall in Florida. While not all of them impacted Marion County, we had the unusual misfortune of dealing with two of the storms in September—back-to-back. Both storms (Frances and Jeanne) were packing tropical storm force winds by the time they reached us, with...

  • Crushed glass makes solid roads

    Hydro-demolition is a method for removing concrete from bridge decks and concrete surfaces that uses high-pressure water and is faster and less labor-intensive than jackhammering. The process, however, creates a water-based slurry that contains high concentrations of hardened cement paste as...