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  • View from the top

    For nearly 50 years, the American Public Works Association has been rewarding excellence and dedication in public service by naming the industry's "Top Ten Leaders of the Year" during National Public Works Week.

  • Satellites, Dams, & Earthquakes

    Monitoring large structures that experience very subtle motion.

  • Lead-In to Leed

    Puget Sound begins developing the nation's first “green certification” program.

  • Seattle takes delivery of CNG refuse trucks

  • Traffic impact fees work

  • GSA Gets New Authority to Help State and Local Governments

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) received new authority to help state and local governments in purchasing homeland security equipment and services under the Local Preparedness Acquisitions Act (HB 3179) signed by President Bush on June 25, 2008.

  • A Fitting Solution

    Although less than 2% of the nation's drinking water plants use membranes for filtration, Manitowoc Public Utilities in Wisconsin and the Kennewick Public Works Department in Washington are using the technology to produce additional clean water without significant additional expense.

  • June 2008 Briefs June 2008

  • Down & Dirty November 2007

  • Flying high

    Imagine you're adding a runway at a busy international airport. Then, imagine doing it while saddled with the most stringent environmental impact mitigation permits issued in state history. You would be managing the third-runway project at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport in...