Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/36367/more en San Antonio water system using expanded sewer monitoring system to save ratepayers millions http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil <div class="node-body article-body">A successful pilot program for the San Antonio Water System is expanding to encompass the nation’s widest deployment of smart infrastructure in sewer collection systems to lower operating costs, reduce rate pressure and dramatically decrease sewer overflow risk.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:56:00 +0000 80451 at http://americancityandcounty.com A parking lot goes from environmental culprit to eco-partner http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner <div class="node-body article-body">St. Clair Shores, Mich.'s new lot reduces the amount of contaminant-bearing stormwater dumped into Lake St. Clair by 95,000 gallons per rain event. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The new &ldquo;green&rdquo; lot cost St. Clair Shores, Mich., only 12 percent&nbsp;more than a conventional asphalt lot. Photo by Sean Riddell.</p> Colorful LEDs highlight city landmark http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark <div class="node-body article-body">Quincy, Ill. decided to bring the luster back to the Bayview Bridge through a lighting scheme that would highlight the architectural beauty of the bridge without creating maintenance issues and energy cost. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80181 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Bayview Bridge lighting project brought new life to old infrastructure.</p> Fighting Zika by trapping and killing mosquitos http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos <div class="node-body article-body">DynaTrap has helped Miami reduce its mosquito population in the wake of the Zika virus's spread.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Public Safety Public Works Public Safety Public Works Sustainability Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:22:00 +0000 79541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>DynaTrap&#39;s John Rocha with Miami City Commissioner Keon Hardemon and Florida House Representative Roy Hardemon demonstrating DynaTrap.</p> Information platform speeds airport credentialing process http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process <div class="node-body article-body">The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process#comments Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Water management system provides real-time data for Illinois water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Badger Meter’s BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics system provides near real-time water usage information to the EJ Water Cooperative and its customers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p> Will more states opt out of paying prevailing wages on public construction projects? http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/will-more-states-opt-out-paying-prevailing-wages-public-construction-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Experts weigh in on whether more states will repeal prevailing wage requirements on public construction projects in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/will-more-states-opt-out-paying-prevailing-wages-public-construction-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/will-more-states-opt-out-paying-prevailing-wages-public-construction-projects#comments Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:57:00 +0000 78971 at http://americancityandcounty.com Co-op agreements can help meet fleet management needs http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/co-op-agreements-can-help-meet-fleet-management-needs <div class="node-body article-body">National Joint Powers Alliance recently awarded contracts in the Fleet Management and Related Technology Solutions category</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/co-op-agreements-can-help-meet-fleet-management-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/co-op-agreements-can-help-meet-fleet-management-needs#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fleets Public Works Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Public Works Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:33:00 +0000 78851 at http://americancityandcounty.com Maker of fabric buildings will be at PWX Expo http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo <div class="node-body article-body">ClearSpan Fabric Structures will be attending APWA’s PWX Expo from August 27 to August 30 in Orlando, Fla. At the show, the firm's specialists will be available to consult with attendees.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo#comments Buildings & Facilities Public Works Public Works Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:19:00 +0000 78771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A ClearSpan municipal structure in Roanoke, Ill. The building&#39;s dimensions: 65 by 100 feet.</p> Underground sensors help measure surface flooding woes in Florida http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida <div class="node-body article-body">Broward County, Fla., and nearby cities have developed a regional flood monitoring network that uses Ayyeka’s Wavelet devices along the intracoastal waterway to monitor tide conditions and sea levels. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Water Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 78761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of Ayyeka&rsquo;s Wavelet devices installed near the water in Broward County, Fla.</p>