June-July 2015 Table of Contents

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Fountain repair Fountain repair

It's taking 16 months to repair the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles near Paris. Read more

Restoring confidence after a water crisis Restoring confidence after a water crisis

The Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 split responsibility for public safety between two government functions. Now, a free resource aims to restore confidence by closing the communications gap between water utilities and health departments. Read more

Outsourcing vehicle parts acquisition Outsourcing vehicle parts acquisition

If your mechanics don't have the right part at the right time, you're wasting money. It may be time to explore an alternative. Read more

Public works outreach Public works outreach

Blog on city's website features public works employees' photos and interviews. Read more

Seattle Public Utilities rolls out specs for mapping and archiving Seattle Public Utilities rolls out specs for mapping and archiving

Against many odds, Real-time Asset Mapping positively impacts operations. Read more

Product Focus: Grounds, Parks & Roadside Maintenance Product Focus: Grounds, Parks & Roadside Maintenance

The June-July issue of Public Works focused on grounds, parks & roadside maintenance products. Read more

Culvert improvement saves money Culvert improvement saves money

Public works department and others decide a culvert with reinforced concrete foundation is alternative to replacing bridge. Read more

Cooperative purchasing Cooperative purchasing

Research shows cynicism over cooperative purchasing is unfounded. Read more

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