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    The APWA SAFETEA-LU Reauthorization Task Force approved a position statement Monday encouraging U.S. legislatures to preserve and enhance federal investment in surface transportation programs.

  • Reservoir Daisies

    Rather than buy land for a new reservoir, the city opted to revamp the existing one. Unfortunately, the public works staff didn't have the time or expertise to perform the work themselves.

  • Life in the Fast Lane

    With the population of Fort Smith, Ark., expected to double to 300,000 over the next 40 years, utilities director Steve Parke had to find a way to provide the growing community with drinking water without affecting current supplies.

  • Leaving the levees behind

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  • Spare the Concrete

    Also referred to as microbiologically induced corrosion, biogenic sulfide corrosion is a big concern to engineers and practitioners because it contributes to the considerable cost of renovation of deteriorated sewer networks.

  • Rooting out corrosion

    Looking to extend the life span of its pumps, the Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA) looked for ways to get more out of the gear. Among the findings: anti-corrosion, low-friction coatings increase efficiency and slash energy costs.

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  • Innovative reclamation plant gets flowing

    An innovative new plant in West Palm Beach, Fla., will enable the city to reclaim much of its wastewater for reuse while being kind to the environment.

  • Portland's porous pavement a prize