More stories about San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

  • View from the top

    For nearly 50 years, the American Public Works Association has been rewarding excellence and dedication in public service by naming the industry's "Top Ten Leaders of the Year" during National Public Works Week.

  • Better Safe than sorry

    Not everybody is sold on the concept of global warming and climate change. Yet scientific evidence is mounting. Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are at their highest in 800,000 years, and the average global surface air temperature has risen at a rate of 0.23°F each decade over the last 50...

  • March 2009 Upfront News & Views

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  • Restoration plan boasts billion-dollar price tag

  • Rock-steady railway

    As an officer of the Deep Foundations Institute, I have had the opportunity to travel the globe and meet engineers from around the world. We have found common ground in our engineering challenges and shared countless ideas and experiences, to the mutual benefit of our respective clients.

  • San Francisco officials apologize for water woes

    A main rupture in March left thousands of San Franciscans without water service, moving utility leaders to apologize for the fluke.

  • Preparing for disasters

  • Keeping it real

    After several years of planning, the public works project is finally approved. The rush begins to get permits in place and procure the necessary support to move the project along. The team makes a final check of the drawings and is ready to break ground. Then at the project kick-off meeting...

  • AWWA show hits San Francisco in June