Latest Department of Public Works Stories

2011-03-01 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) today announced a partnership with the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) and the District Department of Public Works (DPW) that will make Washington, D.C. the nation's first city to partner with the Dream Machine recycling initiative. A total of 363 recycling bins will be placed throughout the DowntownDC BID area, offering a convenient and rewarding recycling option for people while they are on-the-go and...

2010-05-04 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite its young age, there are many indicators that the South African market for green buildings is poised for rapid growth. The sustained development of the market is likely to be ensured should government, non-governmental organisations and the private sector work in collaboration. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Frost & Sullivan believes that last week's appeal by the Minister of Public Works Geoff Doidge...

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Jennifer McLain EL MONTE - County officials still don't know what killed more than 50 ducks in the San Gabriel River in July. The dead ducks were found by a West Covina bird-watcher last month, and that prompted an investigation by the county's Department of Public Works. "After reviewing the early results of water and soil samples, we still don't know the exact cause of these avian deaths," said Kerjon Lee, spokesman for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.