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  • States Resist Disclosing Lead Pipe Locations

    The EPA asked state drinking water regulators to urge utilities to post online the numbers and locations of their risky lead pipes. Records obtained by USA TODAY NETWORK show some states are resisting.

     
  • This is America’s Oldest Concrete Street

    The public works department in a small Ohio town is having a very busy week. The caretakers of the nation’s first “artificial stone” street are hosting concrete enthusiasts eager to celebrate a public asset installed 17 years after Custer’s last stand.

     
  • Water Sector Groups Announce Launch of Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

    Coalition of water sector organizations launch program that celebrates excellent performance and builds on the success of innovative and sustainable utility management practices

     
  • Learn About Millennials, Don't Generationally Stereotype Them

    Millennials are given a "bad rap" in the workplace but due to their innovative and risk-taking nature may be the key to growing your company.

     
  • Hybrid wheel loader from John Deere

    The John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader is bolstering bottom lines by offering maximized productivity and efficiency through its hybrid-electric drive system designed to lower daily operating costs. Coupled with a 536 horsepower, PowerTech EPA Interim Tier 4 engine the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader can...

     
  • The Candidates' Plans for Public Works

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have published actual plans for fixing our aging road and water systems; Donald Trump would just throw a bunch of money at the issue (surprise!). Think tank economist Robert Puentes explains.

     
  • Rotating Crawler Carrier

    Terramac, a manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest model, the RT14R. Equipped with unique rotational functionality, the RT14R allows operators to offload materials in a more efficient, precise and safe manner than ever before.

     
  • Asphalt or Concrete: Which is the Better Road Material?

    This video was produced by the Portland Cement Association, so the results of a 10-year Ohio DOT project comparing the two aren't surprising. Still, it's interesting. Take a look.

     
  • Congratulations to Austin's Building Services Department!

    The department, which manages custodial service for 78 city buildings, is the first to be recognized under the Green Seal Standard for Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (GS-42).

     
  • Verizon Networkfleet Webinar

    Verizon Networkfleet Webinar: How to Achieve Your Fleet Safety Goals: Implement, Enforce, Evalute.

     
  • APWA with other members of the NHSC Call on Presidential Candidates to Prepare for Changing Threats

    Public works agencies among the many that want national leaders to recognize the potential for traditional events to morph into complex scenarios unimaginable years ago.

     
  • Johnson Controls Upgrades Street Lights in East Rockaway, NY

    As part of an an energy performance contract with Johnson Control, over 700 street lights will be upgraded in the Village of East Rockaway.

     
  • NSBA 2016 Prize Bridge Award Winners

    For the 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Competition, 16 steel bridges received nominations.

     
  • NEMA 4 enclosure for public safety DAS remotes

    The new enclosure is National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) compliant, and protects against falling dirt, rain, sleet, snow, windblown dust, splashing water, and hose-directed water common in firefighting operations. As such, the NEMA 4/IP 66 enclosure ensures compliance with NFPA and IFC Code...

     
  • Automate pre-job planning

    Retriever’s Prepare is an advanced field application technology that aims to improve field worker efficiency and productivity by eliminating the need for manual or excel-based pre-job planning processes.

     
  • Long-run light tower from Wanco

    Wanco Inc., has teamed with McKinley Services & Equipment, an experienced provider of specialized industrial solutions, to develop and manufacture a revolutionary light tower that is so efficient, it provides more light than traditional metal halide light towers while using just a fraction of the...

     
  • Backflow prevention assemblies from FEBCO

    FEBCO’s MasterSeries backflow prevention assemblies provide lead free certification to NSF 61G standards, with redesigned check and relief valves delivering superior performance and reduced pressure loss.

     
  • In-Line maintenance knife gate valve from Victaulic

    Victaulic announced the launch of the industry's first in-line maintenance knife gate valve. The new valve simplifies installation and maintenance, reduces downtime and improves worker safety.

     
  • Two-man hole digger from General Equipment Company

    General Equipment Company introduces its new M235 Two-Man Hole Digger. The M235 is well suited for a range of hole digging applications in various soil types.

     
  • Pittsburgh’s International Airport: A Veritable Gallery of Terrazzo

    Terrazzo has been used as a decorative and durable flooring product since the days of the Roman Empire. Over two thousand years later, it still maintains a strong reputation as hard flooring offering a true combination of durability, ease of maintenance, aesthetics and performance. How it is...

     
 
 
 

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