The site's Glossary contains more than 500 local government related definitions.


Slurry Seal - A slurry seal is a layer of cold mixed asphalt, consisting of graded aggregate, a binder, fines and additives, usually without a polymer modifier.

Airport Apron - An airport apron is part of an airport. It is usually the area where aircraft are parked, unloaded or loaded, refueled or boarded. Although the use of the apron is covered by regulations, such as lighting on vehicles, it is typically more accessible to users than the runway or taxiway. However, the apron is not usually open to the general public and a license may be required to gain access.

Inflow and Infiltration - Inflow and Infiltration is water entering the sewer system through cracked pipes or leaky manholes.

Unsealed Road - An unsealed road is a road lacking a wearing surface. Unsealed roads are typically found in rural areas.

Pothole - A pothole is a hole in a road pavement, frequently rounded in shape, resulting from the loss of pavement material under traffic.

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