October 2009 Table of Contents

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Increasing service with no budget impact

Folks on the coasts like to sneer at the Midwest, but I should know better. I've lived in Illinois all my life. (And, no, I'm not going to reveal how many years that's been!) Read more

ITT Flygt guarantees 25 percent energy savings with clog-free N-impeller technology

Energy costs are less of a worry for operators of wastewater pump stations - along with clogs caused by modern trash, plastics, diapers and other large debris - thanks to a new pump from ITT Corporation, a global leader in the movement and treatment of water and wastewater. Read more

PUBLIC WORKS Article Links October 2009

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Schwarzenegger signs softener bill

Furthering his commitment to protecting the environment and the economy, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he has signed legislation that will reduce California Read more

Regulatory pressures lead to funding innovation Regulatory pressures lead to funding innovation

Next to the Mississippi River delta in the Gulf of Mexico, no other river basin in North America struggles with excess nutrients more than the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The 64,000-square-mile estuary is the nation's largest, encompassing parts of Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia as well as the District of Columbia. Read more

Cities of the Future Cities of the Future

Futuristic architecture focused on the environment is driving development of the following emerging communities. Read more

Mapping a new GIS strategy Mapping a New GIS Strategy Mapping a new GIS strategy

One Florida utility department upgrades its data collection from old-fashioned maps to state-of-the-art technology. Read more

Timely changes Timely changes

An audit of one city's water and sewer billing systems cleans up a messy accounting process. Read more

Seeds of Discontent? Seeds of Discontent?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has infused $680 million into roads since it was enacted. Despite critics who charge that it provides little more than a loose patchwork of quick fixes, it is working: More than 2,000 projects are under way in 47 states. Read more

Renewable Renovation Building & Facility Management Renewable Renovation

Transit agency tests nature's ability to power a train turnaround. Read more

The Truck Stops Here The Truck Stops Here

New safety regulations call for shorter stopping distances. Read more

News & Views Agencies offer blueprint for resiliency

Design & Construction Read more

Free graffiti removal News & Views: Free Graffiti Removal Free graffiti removal

Manufacturers Read more

News & Views SAFETEA-LU has expired, now what?

Rules & Regulations Read more

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