More stories about FLORIDA

  • Collection correction

    Cities in Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Virginia manage growth by juggling schedules and automating.

  • Florida park tops grounds awards

  • PUBLIC WORK Briefs: January 2007 2007

    Florida students design winning plants; Chicago gives e-waste new home; New technique cuts cost of treatment; and more ....

  • Swamped in the Everglades

    Now that the Everglades's natural water flow has been altered to civilize Florida, civilization is attempting to alter the wetlands again, this time to save the Everglades.

  • Creative contracting

    There's nothing small about the plan known as Better Jacksonville. But the largest, most costly, and potentially most publicly disruptive part of the Better Jacksonville program is the roads improvement portion.

  • Taken by storm

    On Sept. 4, 2004, Hurricane Frances struck Florida with high-velocity winds and more than 13 inches of rain during the storm's slow passing. Even though replacement of Lake Sherwood drainage well was already in the works, the flooding caused by Hurricane Frances served as a reminder of how urgently...

  • Setting the next standard

    Today, GIS and SCADA have been so thoroughly built in to functions from environmental and construction permitting to billing and customer service that public works managers may not remember how their agencies functioned without them.

  • Picking your employees' brains

  • Wetlands restoration project wins national recognition

  • Pond potential

    Many areas within Florida's Orange County contain secondary outfalls that discharge into landlocked lakes. The county has no easement agreement or right of way (ROW) for these outfalls, which historically conveyed floodwater from upstream areas where most of the stormwater system predates...