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  • Bring it all together

    Even when relevant information is within a database, the geographic references often lack the necessary coordinates. Only when both the structured and unstructured information is fused into a single, cohesive view can you get the complete picture needed to make an informed decision.

  • Remote control

    As prices drop, real-time tracking and dispatching systems are no longer an option reserved for police, fire, and emergency services.

  • PW at the Movies: Flushed Away

    PUBLIC WORKS goes to the movies to review new animated feature FLUSHED AWAY.

  • Staying up-to-date costly—but doable

    Instead of using manual, mechanical testing methods, today's cars, trucks, and heavy equipment require computerized troubleshooting, which is often expensive. However, Jake Stucky of Missoula, Montana, has found some cost-saving solutions.

  • SURVEY: Half Of Respondents Say Their Public Works Department Isn't Collecting Any Kind of e-Waste

    PUBLIC WORKS Online recently surveyed industry professionals on what sort of e-waste is being collected by their public works department. The surprising result is that half the respondents told us their departments aren't collecting any e-waste at all.

  • Is there a chemist in the house?

    When you visit a water plant, what image are you left with? Depending on your experience, you may envision a building pulsating with the noise of pumps and motors; a vast array of tanks filled with water; or a large room of pipes and computer screens with red, green, or yellow lights. When I enter...

  • Alternative automation for your plant

    Today's automation, computers, and communication systems have advanced to a level that provides for the implementation of user-friendly enhancements and increased choices for management of a water or wastewater plant's operation and data acquisition.

  • Sewer cameras create cost savings