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  • Would you treat your water with fungus?

    A New York county is experimenting with a state-of-the-art water treatment method. Officials are hoping to succeed in mitigating fecal coliform using fungus.

  • Water department tests pervious pavement (with video)

    A leader in the sustainable-infrastructure movement, Philadelphia is using an employee parking lot to test one of its Green City, Clean Waters stormwater management strategies.

  • When it comes to concrete, they're set

    An ongoing project to rebuild the interstate highway link in downtown Dallas includes an onsite concrete batch plant.

  • Engineering jobs increase by almost 10,000

    Construction-related professions added more jobs in July than in June, despite average growth in the economy overall.

  • State managers fined for ethics violations

    Illinois' Inspector General says these two employees had worked in government long enough to know the rules about accepting gifts.

  • Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic...

  • FREE stormwater runoff calculator

    This desktop application estimates the annual amount and frequency of rain from a site anywhere in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico). Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records.

  • How much federal highway aid does your county get? (interactive map)

    Counties own almost half the nation's roads, one of every three bridges, and one-third of transit and airport systems. But they're getting less and less financial support to maintain these critical assets.

  • Elgin Sweeper celebrates 100 years of innovation and industry leadership

    This year, Elgin Sweeper, the leading manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications, celebrates 100 years in business.

  • Work Truck Show 2014 success reflects rebounding industry

    Indianapolis, IN, was once again the center of the vocational truck universe as more than 10,000 industry professionals gathered for The Work Truck Show 2014, March 5–7 at the Indiana Convention Center.