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  • 16 chosen for national public works training program

    Open only to public works professionals with less than 10 years of experience, the year-long Emerging Leaders Academy provides intensive leadership and management training.

  • Self sufficient cars will hit pavement in 2020

    Full automation vehicles are taking over the future of transportation. Automotive enthusiasts have now created the first car to drive on its own. Experts gathered recently at the 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in Detroit to discuss specifics on automobile innovation and the...

  • Do you know these six stormwater professionals?

    The American Public Works Association’s most-recent Certified Stormwater Manager recipients work in cities all across the country.

  • 4 earn top public works credential

    Four individuals will be named Public Works Leadership Fellows at the American Public Works Association’s annual convention in August.

  • Service dogs need access too!

    For the past 12 years I have traveled from one end of this country to the other with my service dog. The most difficult task for us was finding places for Maddie to relieve herself.

  • Maddie in my heart forever

    On April 9, 2014, I had to say goodbye to my priceless service dog Maddie. She was loved by 99% of those who met her. For every one person that I may have made happy, Maddie made at least 1,000 more people happy.

  • Vehicle washing strategies

    Is recycling vehicle washwater worth an extra $30,000?

  • The merits of Fusible PVC

    Fusible PVC is highly compatible with ductile iron, which facilitates connections and extensions. Here are two cases where it was used.

  • Fluoridated water rejected by Wichita, Kansas voters

    The Wichita Eagle takes a look into the rejection of fluoridated water by the citizens of Wichita, Kansas in the recent election.

  • Clearing the path of destruction

    A waterless sweeper — and many volunteer hours — help clean up Joplin, Mo.