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  • Residents and roundabouts: a love-hate relationship

    What IS it with American drivers and traffic circles?! European motorists have no problem with the concept, but every U.S. project inevitably faces resistance.

  • 27 states sue EPA over Clean Water Act 'expansion'

    For decades, local and federal regulators have argued over what constitutes a 'water of the U.S.,' even asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in. With its latest ruling, states say EPA's overstepped its bounds and are taking action.

  • Seven super-cool public parking facilities

    These award-winning programs show what happens when the need to stash vehicles while people are shopping, eating, and play is considered an asset instead of a liability.

  • Everything you wanted to know about pumps (but were afraid to ask)

    Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps: Guidelines for Selection, Application, and Operation is written for engineers, designers, trainers, maintenance staff, and plant operators.

  • 10 water system webinars between now and end of 2015

    American Water Works Association (AWWA) sessions cover all aspects of collection and treatment, risk assessment and management, public outreach, and regulatory changes. Members get a price break, but even without they’re an excellent deal.

  • Calling all water pipeline pioneers and practitioners!

    The American Society of Civil Engineers' annual pipeline technical conference covers water and wastewater pipeline material, trenchless construction, and design standards. Registration fees will increase Aug. 4.

  • OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement of Confined Spaces Standard

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a 60-day temporary enforcement policy of its Confined Spaces in Construction standard, effective Aug. 3.

  • Hilti Celebrates Grand Opening of Texas locations

    Hilti is proud to be calling Texas home for more than 250 team members. To celebrate, Hilti held grand openings at their Hilti Western Hemisphere Product Development and Tool Service Center and North America Corporate Headquarters on Thursday, June 18.

  • Joint venture to tackle $1B bridge replacement

    Also known as the Potomac River Bridge, the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge's two lanes are only 11 feet wide each with no shoulder. To alleviate congestion and enhance safety, the Maryland Transportation Authority is replacing the continuous truss structure.

  • Public utility busts actor Tom Selleck for stealing water

    The Calleguas Municipal Water District in drought-stricken California paid a private investigator $20,000 to prove the "Magnum, P.I." and "Blue Bloods" television star has been watering his 60-acre ranch by (illegally) tapping into a local fire hydrant.