November 2013 Table of Contents

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Integrated GIS/GPS vehicle tracking system speeds dispatch Integrated GIS/GPS vehicle tracking system speeds dispatch

Oregon's Eugene Water & Electric Board is doing the same amount of work with 16 fewer vehicles. Read more

Vertical-axis wind turbine Vertical-axis wind turbine

Power streetlights in off-grid locations or complement a solar panel installation with the VisionAIR vertical-axis wind turbine. Read more

Vigo County, Ind., GIS GPS sign integration Vigo County, Ind., GIS GPS sign integration

A highway department's path to meeting federal retroreflectivity requirements. Read more

Red light cameras and safety Safety Red light cameras and safety

More communities are beginning to use red light and speeding cameras. Are they safe? Are they effective? Read more

Graywater harvesting system Graywater harvesting system

The system removes biological and chemical contaminants, just like a municipal treatment train. Read more

Remote environmental monitoring, control Remote environmental monitoring, control

GrayWolfLive enables its customers to access indoor and ambient air quality data. Read more

Temporary wall, corner guards Temporary wall, corner guards

Made of pre-formed, 100%recycled paperboard, Centurion for Doors snaps on jambs and headers to protect against inevitable jobsite gouges, nicks, and scratches. Read more

Polluted golf course to regional attraction Polluted golf course to regional attraction

How Royal Palm Beach, Fla., mitigated 50 years of herbicides and pesticides. Read more

Saving future tax dollars with alternative energy projects Saving future tax dollars with alternative energy projects

Small city in Minnesota is the first in the state to implement a public-private partnership for solar-electric energy. Read more

Rolling steel doors Rolling steel doors

Insulated rolling steel doors provide LEED post-industrial and post-consumer recycled content and durable design credits. Read more

Attack of the 'faux flushables'

What happens to sewer systems when household wipes are flushed down the toilet. Read more

12 steps to a safe construction site Resources 12 steps to a safe construction site

A white paper produced by The ACE Group outlines the steps needed to build a safe construction site. Read more

Facts OSHA's top 10 violations

Fall Protection tops the list of OSHA's most-cited workplace safety violations. Read more

WEFTEC 2013 wrap-up WEFTEC 2013 wrap-up

A look at the Operator Ingenuity Contest winners from teh 86th Annual WEFTEC conference. Read more

Public Works constructs fishing pond for Cops-n-Kids event Project of the Month Public Works constructs fishing pond for Cops-n-Kids event

The public works department jumps in to help the Brooklyn Park Police Department build a permanent fishing pond for the community. Read more

Public works memorializes fallen police officer Department of the Month Public works memorializes fallen police officer

When Officer Brad Fox was shot and killed in the line of duty, the public works department wanted to honor their fallen coworker by building a memorial. Read more

Best management policies for CGR Best management policies for CGR

How concrete grinding residue is managed varies across the country. It can be spread along adjacent slopes as the operation moves down the road. In some rural areas and areas with closed drainage systems, it's collected and hauled to a landfill. Read more

Save pump motors from VFD-induced damage Save pump motors from VFD-induced damage

How to keep damaged bearings from cancelling out energy savings. Read more

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