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  • PW Solutions: 2014 WaterWorks

    Articles and products focusing on all things Water.

  • WRRDA provides for water, sewer, and waterway projects

    The Water Resources Development Act’s recent reauthorization gives local water and sewer authorities two much-needed things: more influence on federal projects that affect their constituents and a new financing option.

  • Ohio water crisis: by the numbers

    Toledo, Ohio, Mayor D. Michael Collins drank a glass to prove the city's tap water is once again safe. But a look at the numbers has water managers nationwide asking whether this recently signed law goes far enough in helping them manage potentially deadly algae blooms.

  • Transparent barriers mitigate highway noise

    The Texas DOT solves two public relations problems with one product.

  • Woolpert to provide aerial mapping for West Virginia

    Woolpert has been awarded a one-year contract with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways to provide on-call aerial photography and mapping services to support the design of roadway and bridge projects.

  • Show off your water tank! All styles eligible!

    You've got until Oct. 1 to submit a new construction or renovation project for Tnemec’s ninth annual Tank of the Year competition. Any project's eligible as long as it's completed by the deadline date.

  • New law provides relief from deadly water scourge

    In 1987, three Canadians died after eating mussels that weren’t very healthy themselves. The tasty bivalves had been feasting on one of many algae species that have turned the Gulf of Mexico and other coastal waters into “dead zones.”

  • City of Ravenna-Ohio DOT joint garage

    A multijurisdictional public works collaboration benefits school districts and other government agencies.

  • Pipe-tapping teams beat the clock (video)

    Every year, winning men and women's teams from American Water Works Association state chapters travel to the association's annual conference to see who can tap into a cement-lined ductile iron pipe the fastest. Here are the latest additions to the Pipe Tapping Hall of Fame.

  • Can public works departments really do it all?

    Some feel government has overextended expectations during good times.