Tag: community

Infrastructure, Public Works

Customer Engagement and Infrastructure Projects: The Missing Link

March 17, 2023

Via: PowerMag

For water and energy providers, consistent customer engagement has become a critical aspect of daily operations and overall success. Why? Modern convenience and technology have dramatically altered the expectations of today’s consumers. The silent energy provider is an antiquated concept, […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

The public power option should be a community decision

May 12, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

​​​​Dozens of communities contact the American Public Power Association every year, seeking information on public power and the process of forming a public power utility. Currently, many cities are exploring public power as an avenue to achieve greater access to […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Interstate Waste Services Celebrates Growth with the Launch of a New Website

November 19, 2021

Via: Waste360

Interstate Waste Services, Inc. (“IWS”) is celebrating significant growth with the launch of a new website. “Since the acquisition of our rail-served landfill in January 2020, IWS has continued to experience meaningful growth,” remarked EVP of Sales and Marketing, […]

Emergency Services, Health & Insurance

Community Paramedics Work To Link Patients With Mental Health Care

December 5, 2016

Via: The Caregiver Space

For Atlanta-based Grady Health System, which launched a paramedic program in 2012, finding available bed-space remains “a pretty big challenge,” said Michael Colman, the system’s vice president of EMS operations. And then there’s follow up. “If we’re talking about using […]


How a Cincinnati Foundation Is Helping to Build the Next Generation of Civic Leadership

October 31, 2016

Via: Urbanophile

The Haile/US Bank Foundation in Cincinnati has an ambitious goal to transform people in their community from being those with ideas to those who can make those ideas happen to those who are ultimately the next generation of community movers […]

Miscellaneous, Waste Management

Maine Committee Extends Waste Contract Deadline for Some Communities

July 12, 2016

Via: Waste360

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has approved draft permits for the $69 million MRC-Fiberight waste-to-energy plant. And now the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) has extended the deadline for some communities that are still considering the new 15-year waste contract […]