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When a Trusted Employee Lets You Down
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When a Trusted Employee Lets You Down

One of the most devastating things that can happen to a business owner is being... More

Would Your Agency Have Sent This Contractor Away?
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Would Your Agency Have Sent This Contractor Away?

We were all set to start when the testing lab's field tech stopped the pour. He... More

Eliminating Public Urination One Drop at a Time
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Eliminating Public Urination One Drop at a Time

Here are three ways to discourage people from relieving themselves on public assets. More

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March 16: Twitter Town Hall Meeting for Public Works Professionals

American Public Works Association (APWA) Center for Sustainability Chair Kim Lundgren and APWA Sustainability Director Anne Jackson introduce a wealth of free resources. You don't need a Twitter account to participate. More

Stamped Concrete Makes University's Walkway ADA Compliant
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Stamped Concrete Makes University's Walkway ADA Compliant

Replacing brick walkways with stamped concrete, will help San Antonio College's... More

Don't Let Your Beer Go to Waste!
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Don't Let Your Beer Go to Waste!

Beer brewing is, in many ways, the alchemical process of turning ubiquitous tap... More

Trench Failures Killed Twice as Many Workers in 2016
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Trench Failures Killed Twice as Many Workers in 2016

A contractor working on an Ohio public works project lost a crew member who'd... More

Women are the Future of Engineering
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Women are the Future of Engineering

New York public works agencies partner to cultivate future employees. More

This Year's Four Best Design-Build Public Works Projects
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This Year's Four Best Design-Build Public Works Projects

Two bridges (one that floats), the largest desalination plant in the western... More

Flooding? In the DESERT?!
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Flooding? In the DESERT?!

Yes, it's a problem. Las Vegas is built on caliche, an extremely hard rock that... More

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