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Is Agriculture Sucking Fresh Water Dry? - ScienceNOW

Is Agriculture Sucking Fresh Water Dry? - ScienceNOW | Public Works | Scoop.it
Is Agriculture Sucking Fresh Water Dry? - ScienceNOW (Is Agriculture Sucking Fresh Water Dry?
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Social media brings new capacities and liabilities to crises - Nextgov

Rapid-fire Tweets and smartphone photos can be a boon to emergency responders trying to see through the fog of an unfolding crisis, but they also can...
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City of Broadening Sidewalks - The Architect's Newspaper

City of Broadening Sidewalks - The Architect's Newspaper | Public Works | Scoop.it
Chicago drafts first-ever master plan for pedestrians. - Short, direct, and lively, The Architect's Newspaper is the essential read in the field.
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Place Pulse | The Collaborative Image of the City

Place Pulse | The Collaborative Image of the City | Public Works | Scoop.it
Place Pulse allows anybody to easily create evaluative, cultural or thematic maps by crowdsourcing data collection.
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08/12/2011: EPA Seeks Input on the Development of Drinking Water Perchlorate Regulation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting small businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations to participate as small entity representatives (SERs) for a small business advocacy review (SBAR) Panel. This panel will focus on the agency’s development of a rule that proposes to regulate the amount of perchlorate, a potentially harmful chemical, in drinking water.

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City deploys aphid-eaters | Environment | St. Albert Gazette

City deploys aphid-eaters | Environment | St. Albert Gazette | Public Works | Scoop.it
The St. Albert Gazette, your source for St. Albert news, events, and more (City deploys aphid-eaters: Public works staffers introduced about 1000 ladybugs into local shrubs in ...
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Public Safety : Tools for Social Media

Public Safety : Tools for Social Media | Public Works | Scoop.it
During the Emergency Management Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting (sponsored by IBM) at the Esri International User Conference I gave a talk on Tools for Social Media .
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From Place to Place: Shifting the Transportation Paradigm with Placemaking « Project for Public Spaces - Placemaking for Communities

From Place to Place: Shifting the Transportation Paradigm with Placemaking « Project for Public Spaces - Placemaking for Communities | Public Works | Scoop.it
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MBR Technology Propels China into Water Reuse Era - Water & Wastewater International

A surge in water reuse technologies is expected in China, spurred by requirements for wastewater treatment plants in Beijing to become reclamation facilities by 2015.
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A Tall, Cool Drink of ... Sewage? - NYTimes.com

In the world’s driest places, the future of drinking water may flow from a wastewater-recycling plant.
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Grass roof added to sewage plant - Scotsman.com

Grass roof added to sewage plant - A grass roof said to be the biggest of its kind in the UK has been completed on top of a new £300 million sewage plant in East Sussex to help it blend in with surrounding downland.
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The Urbanophile » Blog Archive » New York: Leadership in Transportation Design

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The High Line was an old elevated rail line in Manhattan that was slated to be torn down. A group of people decided instead to lobby to have it turned into an elevated linear park.

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A Plan to Save U.S. Infrastructure That Might Actually Work | INFRASTRUCTURIST

A Plan to Save U.S. Infrastructure That Might Actually Work | INFRASTRUCTURIST | Public Works | Scoop.it

If there’s anything America has in abundance right now, it’s reports on the poor state of the country’s infrastructure.

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While Buses Play a Valuable Role, they are no Replacement for High-Speed Rail - America 2050

While Buses Play a Valuable Role, they are no Replacement for High-Speed Rail - America 2050 | Public Works | Scoop.it

In a recent policy analysis, "Intercity Buses: The Forgotten Mode," Cato Institute transportation analyst Randal O'Toole hails the rise of intercity passenger bus service, and recommends several reforms to promote these services.

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Potholes redefined in new measure

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The Highways Agency says potholes smaller than a bowl of soup will not be filled in within 24 hours.
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China Construction Co. Involved in New York’s Public Works

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A company controlled by the Chinese government is working on several public works projects in New York City.
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Bicycle Self-Repair Vending Machines - Core77

Bicycle Self-Repair Vending Machines - Core77 | Public Works | Scoop.it

"While it's difficult to predict the location where your bike will crap out on you, I'm still digging the idea of Minneapolis-based Bike Fixtation's bicycle repair vending machines."

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Devising Stormwater And Wastewater Management Solutions — And Why They Matter

Optimal stormwater and wastewater management are critical for sustainability, environmental health and a community’s general quality of life standards.
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Boulder celebrates wastewater solar array's first year of operation - Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder celebrates wastewater solar array's first year of operation - Boulder Daily Camera | Public Works | Scoop.it
A massive solar array at Boulders 75th Street Wastewater Treatment Facility has helped prevent more than 3 million pounds of carbon dioxide from spewing into the air during its first year of operation, officials announced today.
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Esri Insider : ArcNews: 33 Years and Counting

Esri Insider : ArcNews: 33 Years and Counting | Public Works | Scoop.it
I was sitting in Jack Dangermond’s conference room waiting to be interviewed for a position at Esri.
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