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High-Speed Rail Study Between Dallas, Fort Worth Gets Federal Approval

September 8, 2014 - in Planning, Projects, Rail, Transportation

The Federal Railroad Administration today initiated the process of evaluating the possibility for a high-speed passenger rail line between Fort Worth and Dallas by publishing a Notice Of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for such a…

Geospatial Corporation’s Smart Probe Device Accurately Maps Two New Natural Gas Pipelines in Texas

September 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Pipelines, Sensors

Geospatial Corporation, on a recent mapping project, accurately mapped two new pipelines recently installed under multiple waterways -- Copperas Branch…

Manmade Wetlands Turns Wastewater Into Tap Water

August 5, 2014 - in Drinking water, Wastewater, Water

As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates…

TxDOT Plans to Research Futuristic Tech

August 1, 2014 - in Transportation

In a presentation Thursday to the Texas Transportation Commission, TxDOT Deputy Executive Director John Barton said the agency plans to begin working with universities around the state to explore and test “emerging transportation technologies.” He said…

Longview, Texas, Uses Cityworks in the Cloud

May 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

The city of Longview, Texas, is utilizing Cityworks in the cloud, providing tremendous benefits in managing work performed on critical assets and property, as well as the lifecycle of city assets. The cloud offers multiple benefits and substantial returns…

Cityworks Regional Office Opens in DeSoto, Texas

January 22, 2014 - in Corporate

Cityworks customers in the Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area of the United States are benefiting from a new Azteca Systems office in DeSoto, Texas. Strategically placed within a high concentration of customers and remote staff, the DeSoto location…

Texas Confronts Drought with Legislation to Fund Water Projects

March 17, 2013 - in Water

Significant new funding for water projects in a dry, thirsty Texas moved one step closer to becoming a reality. The bill, HB 4, would take money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to start a loan program for new water projects. It passed unanimously in a committee,…

Texas Lawmakers Want $2B for Water Infrastructure

January 11, 2013 - in Water

A Republican lawmaker is proposing Texas spend $2 billion to implement a sweeping plan to ensure the drought-prone state has enough water for its rapidly expanding population. Two bills filed Thursday by state Rep. Allan Ritter would double the amount of…

Texas Cities Adopt Smart Water Meters

August 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Water utilities across Texas have embraced the use of smart water meters to improve service and aid conservation. By the end of 2010, more tan 3.5 million new meters had been installed, and automatic meters are taking hold across the state. Unlike the push…