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    Big Industrial+ wipes consist of dual-sided fabric premoistened with cleaner to remove stains and dried-on dirt from hands, tools, and surfaces.

  • What to do about Detroit's public works

    Detroit's street, water, wastewater, streetlight, and other infrastructure systems are three times the size they need to be for 700,000 residents.

  • NexTraq + Fleet tracking

    Based on GPS technology, this fleet tracking system equips public works managers with tools to help streamline fleet management, reduce costs and improve productivity in the field.

  • American Innotek + Brief Relief

    The Brief Relief disposable urinal bag provides a safe, convenient alternative when a bathroom is needed in the field, but none is available.

  • Rugged Outfitters + Carhartt sweatshirt

    This Carhartt high-visibility, Class-3 sweatshirt combines visibility and warmth during cold-weather working conditions.

  • APWA's 2013 Top 10 Public Works Leaders

    Profiles of the American Public Works Association's 2013 award recipients.

  • Thomas Montgomery: Cross trainer

    Thomas Montgomery has seen the population of Hastings, Minn., almost double.

  • Howard Lazarus: Peacemaker

    Austin, Texas, public works director strives to work with the community and influence the workforce.

  • Donald Jacobvitz: Example setter

    Putnam County, Fla., official believes public works touches the lives of every single person.

  • Bill Hadley: Environmental revolutionary

    Public works director's team in Lexington, Mass., steps up during emergencies.