Tag: American Public Works Association

The American Public Works Association (APWA) is a not-for-profit, professional association of public works agencies, private companies, and individuals dedicated to promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge. APWA is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and has an office in Washington, D.C.

Reader Profile: Nav Otal

Reader Profile: Nav Otal

The Bellevue, WA, stormwater utility—one of the first in the US—has come a long way from its genesis in the 1970s, says Nav Otal, director of Bellevue Utilities. “We continue to be concerned with how our system—the manmade and natural—interacts together. The city’s philosophy emphasizes maintaining and protecting streams, lakes,

Underground Networks Revealed

Underground Networks Revealed

Searching for underground utilities has been transformed from educated guesswork, to space-age perfection in the last few decades. But the fact that anything exists underground in the first place offers an interesting backstory.

Money Talks

Money Talks

In the November/December 2016 edition, we summarized a few leading issues in solid waste financial planning. Due to the length of the article, we were unable to cover a few topics that have bubbled up to the surface during the course of some recent financial studies. Here are a few

APWA Applauds US House Formation of Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus

APWA Applauds US House Formation of Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Public Works Association (APWA) applauds Congressman Ryan Costello (PA- 06) and Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) on their formation yesterday of the U.S. House Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus. The bipartisan caucus was formed to raise awareness of the critical importance of public works and infrastructure.

National Public Works Week Celebrated Across North America

National Public Works Week Celebrated Across North America

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Across North America, more than 29,500 American Public Works Association (APWA) members and hundreds of municipalities across the U.S. and Canada will celebrate National Public Works Week (NPWW) during May 15-21, 2016, to honor public works professionals and educate the public on their important contributions to

APWA and Key Water Organizations Launch Effective Utility Management Report

APWA and Key Water Organizations Launch Effective Utility Management Report

Washington, D.C. — The American Public Works Association (APWA) and seven key water associations, including the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), the Association of Clean Water Agencies (ACWA),

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