Each day, in communities across the globe, millions of gallons of water and wastewater travel through underground pipes to be treated, distributed, or consumed. In the U.S. alone, water main breaks have increased by 27...

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We’re kicking off the week at the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, where local government managers and staff have gathered to discuss strategies for building more resilient, sustainable, and safe communities—smart communities. Smart city...

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What is a smarter city? Technology plays a role in nearly every aspect of the modern urban lives of Nashville residents. But just using technology does not make a city smart. A smarter city: Achieves...

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The City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a community rich with historic southern charm and fast-paced urban growth, prides itself on being known as a citizen-engaged community. This distinction from the Public Technology Institute recognizes communities...

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Since 1956, Otay Water District in Southern California has been a water, recycled water and sewer service provider. Purchasing potable water from the San Diego County Water Authority or the Helix Water District, the imported...

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Found seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the City of Vista, California, is a thriving community in northern San Diego County with a population of approximately 101,000 and covering an area of 19 sq....

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  by Chris Brussow, Asset Management Consultant, Miller Spatial, LLC Fire prevention programs are the responsibility of many fire departments throughout the U.S. The goal of fire prevention is to educate the public in safety and...

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The City of Vista uses Cityworks and GIS to support multiple stormwater functions, including asset management, municipal code enforcement, facility inspections, and regulatory reporting. The City maintains its storm drain asset data, such as open...

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Located about 35 miles east of Lake Michigan and 160 miles northwest of Detroit, Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan and has approximately 190,000 residents. The City of Grand Rapids has a...

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Operation and maintenance includes day-to day operation of AIMS (Analysis, Inspection, Maintenance, Support), back- and side-ditch maintenance, major outfall and lake maintenance, storm sewer cleaning, storm sewer construction, and roadside ditch maintenance throughout the city. The...

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