Inside the December 2008 Issue of Municipal Sewer & Water

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WATER/SEWER: Evolve or Die
Gainesville Regional Utilities continually expands and refines its GIS into a fully digital and highly capable system and a model for communities
Clean Canals
A custom-configured combination truck helps an irrigation district keep water canals clean and ensure constant supply to agricultural producers
SEWER/STORM: Green Army on the March
Green infrastructure is at the forefront as the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati mobilizes to eliminate CSOs and SSOs and hold down rates
Playing the Float
At high flows in large-diameter pipes, boat or pontoon platforms provide an alternative for performing top-quality video inspections
What Did the Past Year Teach You?
Before letting 2008 slip into oblivion, it can be worthwhile to look back and reflect on the year’s events and any lessons they may carry
WATER/SEWER: Getting Things in Order
A GIS and a data collection system based on cellular telephones help organize operations for water and sewer utilities serving Michigan townships
More on Maintenance
It has become a standard political ploy to pretend that everything is fine when maintenance budgets are always the first line item to get deferred or buried.
An Exciting Year
Successful NASSCO testimony on OSHA’s proposed confined-space regulations helps save members and the industry millions of dollars
A Bird’s-Eye View
VUEWorks Inc. software works on top of GIS databases to allow users to link to and manage a wealth of information about public infrastructure
Not So Fast
A new book encourages employers to think about steps they might take to keep older people happy at work and forestall a loss of talent to retirements
Automated System Speeds Hydrant Flow Testing
The Fire Flow Pro system from Hurco Technologies Inc. quickly and accurately tests, records and manages critical fire-flow data for fire hydrants.
Industry News - December 2008
Aries Presents Grout Boot Camp VI; RIDGID Releases Product Catalog; Mr. Manhole Opens Distribution and Training Center
The Education Edge
Seminars during the 2009 Pumper & Cleaner Expo focus on pipe cleaning and repair, regulations, rehabilitation technologies and other vital topics