More stories about Reno-Sparks, NV

  • Nonproprietary process removes all water contaminants

    Reno, Nev., and Rio Rancho, N.M., test a new treatment train that's much less expensive than reverse osmosis.

  • Here today, gone tomorrow

  • FDR Comes to Town

    Usually reserved for rural locations with plenty of wide-open space, full-depth reclamation (FDR) with portland cement has come to the city--specifically, to downtown Reno, Nev.

  • PM worth its weight in gold

    It's cheaper to avert repairs than wait until they're necessary. By implementing a preventive maintenance plan, two very different departments reduced traffic signal failures and lowered life-cycle cost.

  • Success in the sewer

    As Reno, Nevada, grew over the past decade, the strain on its municipal sewage system grew as well. That's when the city's sanitation engineering division stepped in.