August 2015 Table of Contents

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Geodatabase helps city get great PR Geodatabase helps city get great PR

Residents in Australia's second largest city are sending e-mails to their favorite trees. Read more

APWA Top 10 Leaders APWA Top 10 Leaders

This year’s honorees give their successors one piece of advice for a rewarding career in public works. Read more

Georgetown streetscape improvement Georgetown streetscape improvement

Entities develop updated streetscape for upscale Washington, D.C. neighborhood. Read more

Hiring millenials is key to succession Hiring millenials is key to succession

By showing residents what public works is doing within the community, Twitter, Facebook, and citizen-engagement apps promote the profession. Read more

Transportation's stormwater challenge Transportation's stormwater challenge

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Here are three strategies for leveraging what permit partners have already implemented. Read more

More sweeping pays off More sweeping pays off

A free spreadsheet tool lets users develop and justify a sweeping schedule based on stormwater nutrient-removal goals. Read more

Chicago Bears’ top five turf challenges Chicago Bears’ top five turf challenges

Veteran groundskeepers cultivate a public service approach at Soldier Field. Read more

Recycling organics Recycling organics

With landfill space at a premium and communities loathe to approve new landfill sites, regulators want organic material recycled. Read more

Street sweeping saves money Street sweeping saves money

You can clean streets and waterways by building new infrastructure or sweeping with the right machine at the right time. Here is how to decide which stormwater compliance option is cheaper for your municipality. Read more

New Products from APWA 2015 APWA 2015 New Products from APWA 2015

APWA 2015 is coming up at the end of August. Here's a sneak peek of new products you'll see on the show floor. Read more

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