More stories about Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  • Beating thirsty dirt

    A Texas city requires developers to test soil for water content before designing and building roads.

  • Letters to the editor March 2007

  • The buck stops here

    What to do when elected officials start pitting the cost of your department's services against those of private vendors.

  • Limited space, unlimited potential

    Renovating and expanding a 75-year-old facility into a modern, state-of-the-art purification facility while maintaining the flavor of the existing architecture isn't as easy as it sounds, but it can be done.

  • Jimmy B. Foster, P.E.: Director of public works City of Plano, Texas

    When asked to talk about Plano, Jimmy Foster sounds like a proud parent. He lists the numerous quality-of-life awards the city of 245,000 people has received over the years, including recognition as an All-America City in 1994, one of America's best cities for women (by