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Orangeburg County, SC, gets $12 million for water projects
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Three water projects in Orangeburg County, S.C., will receive almost $12 million in federal stimulus money, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced. Last week, Orangeburg County Council accepted a loan-grant award in the amount of $1.5 million from USDA Rural Development. The money will be used for the construction of a water line that will extend from Santee to the Vance area. More



Casey, Specter announce $27 million loan for Chester County, Pa., water system
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U.S. Senators Bob Casey and Arlen Specter announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $27 million loan to the Oxford Area Sewer Authority to protect public health and the environment by making wastewater system improvements. The loans are available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More

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From the DBIA Bookstore
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As a Member of DBIA, you can now save 30 percent when you purchase the New Combo Kit, which includes the Online Subscription to the DBIA Design-Build Manual of Practice and the Complete Set of DBIA Downloadable Contracts and Forms in MS Word format (enter Promotional Code INSIGHT in the "Discount" field located at the bottom of your checkout page). This is an Online Subscription available for downloading from your DBIA personal profile for one year after the date of purchase. This offer is good until Sept. 31, 2010. More

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Upcoming Courses
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Sept. 27-30, Certification Workshop, Kansas City, Mo.
Sept. 30, Post-Award Design-Build, Indianapolis, Ind.
Oct. 1, Exam Prep Course/Exam Administration, Boston, Mass.
Oct. 1, Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Philadelphia, Pa.
Oct. 5, Exam Prep Course/Exam Administration, Chicago, Ill.
Oct. 7-8, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Oakland, Calif.
Oct. 13, Conceptual Estimating, St. Louis, Mo.
Oct. 17-18, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Las Vegas, Nev.
Oct. 17, Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Las Vegas, Nev.
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American Water Summit - New environment, new directions
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Nov. 3-4, 2010, Dulles Westin Hotel, Washington D.C.

Global Water Intelligence, in partnership with Steve Maxwell and Debra Coy, are running their first American water and investment conference in November in Washington this year. Following the sold-out conference in Paris, this event will provide an even greater opportunity to focus on the unique characteristics and opportunities in the U.S. water market with the people who will make it happen.

As a member of the Design-Build Institute of America you are warmly invited to join us - your views and perspective will be much appreciated. To encourage your attendance DBIA has negotiated a special discount for you, so save $100 by registering now. Simply type DBIA into the discount code box provided for you on the "Purchase Summary" page.
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NAVFAC Jacksonville
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The cover story of the September Design-Build Dateline, NAVFAC Jacksonville, discusses the new consolidated command center there. More
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At the Ottumwa Regional Airport in Iowa, Door Engineering recently designed a six-section, bi-parting, Bottom Rolling Hangar Door system. The airport needed a new system that could endure the irregular climate, provide a weather-tight seal and maintain stable operating movement. Congratulations to the Ottumwa Regional Airport on your new hangar door!
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Region News
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Sept. 24, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Kansas City Chapter, Annual Clay and Trap Shoot
Sept. 29, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, State of Design-Build in the San Diego Community College - Lunch Program
Sept. 30, DBIA-Ohio Valley Region, Minimize the Legal Pitfalls of Sustainable Design
Oct. 1, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Awards Application Due
Oct. 4, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Golf Tournament
Oct. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, UCI Align/Build
Oct. 12, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Third Annual Regional Fundraiser Golf Event
Oct. 17, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Leadership Conference
Oct. 20, DBIA-Mid-America Region, St. Louis Chapter, Doing Business with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Veterans Administration Hard Hat Tour Membership Drive
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GSA seeks design-build firm for 120,000 SF building in Virginia

Design-build cemetery entryways (Colorado)
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