APWA Top 10 Leader: Bob Patterson
Advice: Work together to establish common ground.
Culvert improvement saves money
Public works department and others decide a culvert with reinforced concrete...
Valve control system regulates water temperature
Environmental requirements drive Portland Water Bureau project.
Water utility chooses asset-management program
Portland Water Bureau serves roughly one-quarter of Oregon’s residents via its own 2,000-mile supply-and-distribution network as well as wholesalers. This software will help managers allocate resources for maximum impact.
APWA Top 10 Leader Stephanie Reid talks techology
American Public Works Association's 2014 Top 10 Leaders share their favorite...
Cycling kills (but you can stop it)
I saw a billboard the other day that could only have been inspired by Chicago’s...
Visualizing your design
Just as public outreach becomes even more important and necessary in public works, we are fortunately seeing the launch of new tools to help us become more successful in our efforts. Social media has improved communication by allowing us to deliver our messages quicker and more efficiently with audiences we might not have reached before.
Wheel-washing protects snow-and-ice control equipment and minimizes the spread of...
Integrated GIS/GPS vehicle tracking system speeds dispatch
Oregon's Eugene Water & Electric Board is doing the same amount of work with 16...
21st century financing
Three states and a Canadian province form entity to deliver $1 trillion in...