More stories about Demographics

  • Numer of townships decrease nationwide

    According to The Sacramento Bee's analysis of the 2012 Census of Governments, 10 states have fewer townships because of mergers and consolidations.

  • The Millennials are coming

    A new generation is entering the workforce, and some say their work philosophy differs vastly from previous generations. Who should adapt to whom?

  • Baby Boomers Postpone Retirement

  • The Replacements

    As baby boomers retire, public agencies must transform themselves into employers of choice for the next generation.

  • Adventures in Facebook

  • The Best Defense

    In our annual budget forecast survey, we asked readers two main questions: what they see as their greatest challenge in 2008, and how they plan to address that challenge. Because the EPA drives so much of what the typical PUBLIC WORKS reader does, we sorted responses according to the agency's 10...

  • From moo juice to mojo

    Milk: it does a body good. And, thanks to new ultra-clean electricity generation technology, it'll help out a California wastewater plant, too.

  • The next generation of public works

    The most pressing issue facing public works departments is the shrinking pool of talent from which to draw the work-force of the future. Several key factors make the issue of succession management especially critical over the next three to five years.

  • Company to remedy, operate desalination plant

    The Board of Directors of Tampa Bay Water tapped American Water-Pridesa, Voorhees, N.J., to remedy, operate, and manage the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant, the largest of its kind in the United States.

  • Self flagellation

    People wear their patriotism in different ways. Although I've never been the type to make a lot of noise about it, I'm proud to be an American and proud of what this nation has accomplished both at home and abroad.