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

NEWS From the AGC of America: Business, Labor, Transportation & Travel Groups Call on Presidential Candidates to Include Long-Term Funding Measures in Infrastructure Plans

NEWS From the AGC of America: Business, Labor, Transportation & Travel Groups Call on Presidential Candidates to Include Long-Term Funding Measures in Infrastructure Plans

Thirty-four of the nation’s leading business, labor, transportation and travel groups called on both major party presidential candidates to include long-term, sustainable funding measures as part of their infrastructure plans and are offering to help get those plans enacted in letters sent to both campaigns this week. The various groups

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Track Announced for PWX 2016

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Track Announced for PWX 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO. – June, 24, 2016 – The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced today that a major component of its PWX annual conference during August 27-31, 2016 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN will be dedicated to Sustainability in Public Works, because sustainability permeates nearly every

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