More stories about Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale%2C AZ

  • Drought Busters

  • GPS on steroids

    Mesa del Sol is the first large-scale application of Albuquerque's Real Time Global Navigation Satellite System—GNSS—Network (ARTGN), the world's first government-owned, triple-constellation-capable, real-time GPS network.

  • Cities Speed Project Delivery by Self-Certifying

    . The key to getting your hands on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) money is to circumvent the feds as much as possible.

  • Background on the Underground

  • From Septic to Sewers

    Each city took a different path--sometimes several--to building their new wastewater treatment systems.

  • Down & Dirty July 2007

  • Gaining Control

    In 2001, overflows cost the Pima County Wastewater Management Department in Arizona more than $600,000. That same year, the department launched a multiyear program to install a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) flow-monitoring system powered in part by the sun and linked by remote...

  • Infrastructure to the Rescue

    The city of Phoenix has increased in size from its incorporation in 1881 (2500 residents) to today (1.3 million), turning it in a little more than a century and a quarter from a humble desert town to the fifth largest municipality in the country.

  • Water Treatment goes Green

    Gone are the days when “green building” meant modest structures made with recycled products. The term now applies to modern marvels of construction in all areas of public infrastructure.

  • Integrating interns

    Incorporate high school and college interns into your budget and succession plan to mold future managers.