Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urination

...address a chronic problem in a city where the head of public works calls himself Mr. Clean: Walls are coated with a clear...and pantsMohammed Nuru, director of San Francisco's public works department, says offenders will need to make the mistake...

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

...presidential permit would be delegated to a Cabinet department. The revamped process was intended to quicken permits for major public works projects, those officials said.Approving a pipeline permit "was seen as the most routine, boring thing in the world...

Aiken community told to boil water

According to a news release, city of Aiken public works crews have been working through the night to repair a water main break on Pipeline Road in Aiken. Repairs were completed early...

Talk not looking good for stormwater fee

...the lots.Ernie says Floyd County handles such demolitions without any extra management or staff simply by contacting Public Works and having the director send out a couple of equipment operators and their machines along with a couple of dump trucks...

Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...charity or redeemed for coupons through a program called Recycling Perks, Videtto said.John Dyches, Aiken County's public works director, said through teaching children to think green and offering the convenience of commingling recyclables, instead...

Fouling the water

...reflect the will of the American people. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee in March that "87.1 percent" of public comments supported the rules. However, she neglected to tell lawmakers...

City's public works director resigns

...and director of North Augusta's Public Works Department has resigned from his position to take a job as director of public works for North Myrtle Beach. When Kevin...consolidated department that included public works, engineering and building standards...

New Ellenton public works commissioner holds public meeting

NEW ELLENTON -- Public Works Commissioner Gene Crawford said he would hold the first monthly public meeting in the history of the commission, and he did...

Aiken officials hire new public works director

...wasted little time hiring a new public works director. Larry Morris was named...his former position as assistant public works director -- a job he held for...those who applied. As director of public works Mr. Morris will oversee a staff...

Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...with a line going somewhere in South Carolina to somewhere in Florida," said John Sawyer, Savannah's director of public works and water resources. Palmetto's letter described the project in broad terms, indicating it would transport up to...