America: one big pothole
A former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman took Washington to task for...
Atomized Mist used for Dust Control
Atomized mist blankets dust during San Francisco Bay Parkway project.
Strangled by disposables, part 2
How four sewer utilities keep "flushables" from clogging pumps.
EPA offers potential flexibility on sewer repair costs
The new U.S. EPA guidance designed to rationalize city and county public works expenditures on Clean Water Act compliance is meant for localities such as Peoria, Ill. The city is in the midst of negotiations with the EPA on a consent decree covering combi
Managing C&D debris
With landfill space decreasing and environmental concerns and regulations increasing, public works officials are sifting through the waste stream for new ways to manage waste disposal. One portion of the waste stream that they have identified as lacking comprehensive and standardized management guidelines is construction and demolition (C&D) debris.
APWA North American Snow Conference
This annual American Public Works Association conference—held in Peoria, Ill., April 30–May 3—offers public works crews like the team in Old Orchard Beach a range of tools help them improve their efforts to fight winter weather.