Here I am…Floc You Like a Hurricane

scorpions1Flocculation and other weird and important words (that we sometimes turn into rock songs for our own amusement)

You’re probably scratching your head and asking why is this funny? But this is the type of humor that permeates a communications and marketing agency that happens to reside inside an engineering firm (insert Dilbert cartoon here). Most of what we do is quite serious, so having a sense of humor can definitely add levity to the situation.
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Combatting Viral Online Misinformation

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So, you’ve taken the plunge and your public entity now has a social media presence.  Everything is going great – you’re getting lots of followers on Twitter or “likes” on Facebook. Then something bad happens.  Maybe the City experiences a water emergency, a street flooding event occurs after a big storm, or the municipal pool has to be closed temporarily because of an accident.
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Why Utilities Should be More “Social”

statsNearly a third of adults in the U.S. get at least some of their news from Facebook, according to a Pew Research Center study. Social media is here to stay and it is prudent for public works agencies to consider using it to connect with their customers.
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