• Your future is with public works

    The American Public Works Association hosts a Futures Program to engage students and give them the opportunity to learn about the industry.

  • A concrete solution

    In summer 2012, Allen Concrete of El Paso, Texas, was brought in to repair eight miles of concrete pavement in the city.

  • How fit is your fleet?

    The Village of Oak Park, Ill.

  • Time for a little perspective

    Lyons, Colo., in the aftermath of September 2013's flooding, provides perspective on how far we've come in cleaning up the nation's waters.

  • Work Zone Safety

    Facts and statistics about work zone safety and worker fatalities collected from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Safety arc flash mitigation

    Electrical hazards cause more than 4,000 injuries and 300 deaths in the workplace every year.

  • Should judges have the power to order public works employees back to work?

    A year ago, wastewater treatment plant operators went on strike to protest deep cuts (81%) to Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Department. A federal judge told them to return to work or face jail time. Was that fair?

  • Cold-weather sewer correction

    Gray water had backed up into residential basements and heavy rain. The repair had to be made in the middle of winter.

  • Greenhouse gas regulations for 2014

    The EPA's newest emissions requirements, called GHG 2014, cover carbon dioxide and fuel efficiency.

  • Rings of Life

    Tyler Ortego has invented a method of shoreline control which creates semi-artificial reefs using oysters, whose clusters fill in the gaps of strategically placed precast concrete rings.

  • Pioneering pavement preservation

    Rural county in New Mexico saves enough on preventive maintenance to build new roads.

  • Beyond the health and safety manual

    Veolia Water North America goes beyond the health and safety manual.