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  • Water utility chooses asset-management program

    Portland Water Bureau serves roughly one-quarter of Oregon’s residents via its own 2,000-mile supply-and-distribution network as well as wholesalers. This software will help managers allocate resources for maximum impact.

  • Tennessee Utility adopts Esri Technology to increase efficiency, cut paper, and speed customer service

    White House Utility District (WHUD)—the state's largest water district by geography—is maximizing efficiency, making better decisions, improving customer service, and enhancing its ability to share information across departments through the Esri digital mapping platform.

  • Triad Award Call for Entries

    Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group is seeking entries for the 2015 Triad Award, sponsored by Concrete Construction, The Concrete Producer, and Public Works magazines. This annual award honors outstanding publicly-owned concrete projects that demonstrate innovation, sustainability, and...

  • City pilots temporary sidewalk widening

    The Washington, D.C., Georgetown neighborhood is home to three colleges, so imagine the pedestrian traffic during Parents and Family weekends. To alleviate congestion, 16 extra feet of walkway is temporarily added along commercial streets.

  • Deadline extended! Cast your vote by Friday!

    Tnemec Co. Inc.'s extended the deadline for voting on Tank of the Year candidates through Fri., Oct. 24. Winners will be highlighted in a 2015 calendar.

  • Earn 2.5 continuing ed credit on Oct. 27

    Ohio DOT Pavement Specialist Craig Landefeld, PE, is among the experts who’ll discuss proper alignment and location of dowels in concrete pavement. Course is designed for engineers, construction managers, project managers, and inspectors involved in placement and/or retrofit.

  • Drug makers lose challenge to disposal law

    A federal judge says a California ordinance requiring prescription drug manufacturers to take back unused product is legal.

  • Public works training for less than $25 per employee

    The American Public Works Association’s “Building the Public Sector: One Leader at a Time” program begins Oct. 31. Large departments will pay even less.

  • Top 10 water utility chooses assessment team

    Three consulting firms will recommend a plan for managing more than 7,700 miles of water transmission and distribution mains.

  • Florida community renews solid waste contract for 9 years

    The Villages, Florida, District Board of Supervisors approved a nine-year renewal of its contract with CH2M HILL to provide complete operations and management of commercial and residential solid waste, recycle and yard waste collection, with an option for two additional five-year renewals.