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HOUSTON - The annual Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium for 2020 has been canceled, Turbo Lab director Eric Petersen said in an email to exhibitors.

The event was scheduled for Sept. 15-17 in Houston, with short courses on Sept. 14, but like many other events, has been called off due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Petersen said a virtual version of the event, likely in early December, would be held in its place with details to follow.

Washington, D.C. – In recognition of National Public Works Week, the American Public Works Association (APWA) hosted a virtual interactive briefing for Congress, Public Works: Essential Before, During and Beyond the Pandemic. The brief was held in cooperation with U.S. House of Representatives Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).