Manhole Covers

Sewers of the World“Sewers of the World Unite” in Moscow shows Bobbi’s prints, sculptures, and art happenings under archives.

The site also features myriads of manhole cover photos and art by more than 200 artists from over 70 countries.

Manhole Artistamps by Alexander Kholopov , Russia "The Best Sewerage for the Best People", 1996, artistamp series.

Moscow Artistamp Collection– International Collection of unofficial stamps made by artists including Alexander Kholopov.

Manhole – Fine Sewer Art – Manhole Cover Photography

Manhole Covers, drains, grates – Drainspotting is all about paying attention to your surroundings. Manhole covers, drains, grates, trench covers–someone had to design all of these. Functional and ornamental, there's a lot of interesting stuff happening down by your feet.

Manhole Covers, Etc. "I've been looking down so long, I don't know which way looks up." …Fran Gardino

Manhole  All models presented here are old french manhole covers.

Manhole Covers (Book)– by Mimi Melnick, Robert A. Melnick

Japanese Manole Cover
The Art of Japanese Manhole Covers | Amusing Planet
One of the coolest attraction in Japan lies beneath the feet. All across the country, manhole covers are custom made for individual towns and cities and they are colorfully painted.

Seattle City Light
Seattle City Light | Neighborhood Art — Hatchcovers
The idea for artist-designed hatchcovers (manhole covers) in Seattle came from Seattle Arts Commissioner Jacquetta Blanchett, after seeing hatchcovers in Florence, Italy in the late 1950s. Paul Schell, then director of Seattle's Department of Community Development, also thought it would be a good idea to replace some of the old and battered personnel hatchcovers downtown.


Unique NYC Manhole Cover Installations by Michele Brody.- Re-Covering the Cityscape:Impressions of History Underfoot is a public art project that investigates, celebrates, and commemorates particular elements of lost New York City through the installation of a series of uniquely cast manhole covers.

Christiansen Designs
Kim Christiansen.
Manhole Cover Rubbings

Boris Balley
Boris Bally
Reused traffic signs fashioned into chairs, tables, wall pieces and artifacts.

Steven Lewis Herman
Steven Lewis Herman Photography 
"Bleached Metal After a Downpour"
Wall Art (amazing rhythms, patterns and textures).

Collection of Manhole Art
Manhole Art _ Google Search
A fascinating collection of world wide manhole covers and manhole artistry. Bobbi Mastrangelo and several of her works are included.

Collection of Manhole Art

(The secret coins of industrial America)
by John H. Lienhard

Ode to Karl Shapiro
The Grateness of Sewers
(with Bobbi’s Poem “Ode to Karl Shapiro”)
Birn Search
Bing Search  Images of Bobbi Mastrangelo and her art etc.
  ManHole Art Images

Manhole Foundries and Manufacturers

Briscover – The Leader for FRP/GRP manhole covers and composite manhole covers in China.


Manhole Covers as Works of Art “Grate Works of Art" from Bobbi Mastrangelo

Environmental Art 

Enviromental Art

Environmental Art by Bobbi Mastrangelo
(Earth Day is Every Day).

Enviromental Art"  

Hazardous Waste Exhibition Proposal by Bobbi Mastrangelo

Creating the Hazardous Waste Site for “Outdoor Sculpture Now” at Islip Art Museum.

“People Start Pollution-People Can Stop it”

People Start Pollution-People Can Stop it”

See exhibitions
by Bobbi Mastrangelo

MANHOLE ART EDUCATION from Bobbi Mastrangelo


Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Environmental Manhole Art educates people of all ages all over the globe.
Earth Care: Part Four (Earth Day is Every Day)


Environmental Organizations
*** Anti-Litter Action***Going Green

American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Prevent Cigarette Litter

Auntie Litter
Auntie Litter for a Clean and Healthy America! Celebrating 23 years of Environmental Education


Environmental Action and the Founding of the Adopt-A-Spot- Beautification Group by Bobbi Mastrangelo
Part Two (Earth Day is Every Day).

“CLEAN Poem"

Environmental Action “CLEAN Poem" about Adopt-A-Spot-Beautification by Bobbi Mastrangelo

Earth Care: Part Three

Trashmanian Devil

Trashmanian Devil | Taking a bite and a bite and another bite out of litter  

Prevent Cigarette Litter
Prevent Cigarette Litter
In the past decade, cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28%, yet cigarette butts remain the most littered item–in the U.S. and across the globe.¹

Anti Litter

Steps for Organizing a Neighborhood Clean-up Initiative
15 Links and Cleanup Guides: from Graffiti to Watersheds

Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful is a national nonprofit public education organization dedicated since 1953 to engaging individuals to take great responsibility for improving their local community environments.
Keep Florida Beautiful Keep Florida Beautiful

Keep Polk County Beautiful
Keep Polk County Beautiful – Created in 1994 and certified by Keep America Beautiful, Inc. in 1996, this non-profit organization works with civic, business, government, educational and community groups across the county to improve the aesthetic and ecological value of our communities through litter control and prevention, beautification, waste reduction, recycling and proper handling and disposal of solid waste.

Electronics & Appliances Recycling at Best Buy RECYCLING MADE EASY We will take all kinds of used tech,1 no matter where you bought it or how old it is.

Litter Facts and Research

World Bank Water Supply and Sanitation Because water is so essential to life, the World Bank Group strives to help its member countries ensure that everyone has access to efficient, responsive and sustainable water and sanitation services.

Going Green

EPA  Smoke Free homes.

Go Green at Home for Kids and Adults

Go Green at Home for Kids and Adults (Links to useful articles on Composting, 
Water Conservation,  Energy Conservation and Cleaning Supplies).

Green Pools

Green Pools  
Operate an Eco-Friendly Pool  – super simple steps to put you on the path of creating a more environmentally friendly pool

Mystery Tackle Box

Go Green: Protecting Fish and Ocean Wildlife from Pollution

In today's modern, industrialized world, people have become a greater threat to our oceans, rainforests, and other natural habitats more than ever before. Pollution, waste, garbage, overdevelopment, and other issues have become a real issue for our environment.

Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking Community
Everything you could ever want to know about quitting smoking.
Our ultimate guide to the overwhelmingly large amount of effects of smoking.  

Recycling Plastics

Recycling Plastics
Exciting new advances in recycling technology now allow many kinds of plastic packaging to be recycled right here in Canada.   

Reduce Carbon Emissions
Reduce Carbon Emissions 
"Your Car’s Carbon Footprint”
☑ Everything You Need to Know About Your Car's Carbon Footprint | US Insurance Agents

Tobacco Free Life

Tobacco Free

Anti-smoking websites & Master index of anti-tobacco links




Ecopsis SA – Consulting in sanitation – Presentation

Sewer History and Sewer Trivia

Sewer History
Sewer History
Over the past fifteen years, Jon Schladweiler, the Historian of the Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association, has researched and collected materials related to the history of sewage conveyance systems.


Professional Artists

Rita Marandino
Rita Marandino – Contemporary Realism
Still Life

Judie Betschen Pufpaff
The Inspirational Art of Judie Pufpaff
The Spirit Within

Greta Corens
Greta Corens – Designer – Artist – Illustrator
Red Rose on a Branch

Roberta Bird Fabiano
Roberta Bird Fabiano – Musician: Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer, Artist (Music and Bird Themes).

Professional Artists Groups

Artists Registry
Artists Registry –  We are a community of Visual Artists and organizations. We connect artists together with galleries, museums and arts organizations and place member's artwork before the eyes of thousands of art collectors.

Artsy Shark
Artsy Shark – Inspiring Artists to Build Better Businesses

Manhattan Arts
Manhattan Arts International Online Gallery and Exhibitions

Art Organizations

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Founded in 1988, Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) is one of the few art & technology *members* organizations in the USA.

The Friends of Dard Hunter, Inc. An international group dedicated to the study, use, creation and appreciation of handmade paper.

Long Island Professional Sculptors & Supporters

National Association of Women Artists  – N.A.W.A. was founded in 1889 by five women who wished to create an artistic community of their peers and wider opportunities to exhibit their art.

Osceola Center for the Arts – Its mission is to promote, cultivate and foster interest and participation in the Arts by providing affordable and accessible programs and facilities that encourage artistic expression in the diverse community we serve.

Smithtown Township Arts Council (STAC) is a multi-arts organization serving the cultural needs of the community and surrounding regions. Established in 1972, STAC offers professional year-round gallery exhibitions and group thematic shows.

Webists are active artists with enthusiasm for peace and understanding.


Baltimore Public Works MuseumBaltimore Public Works Museum
Housed in a stately pumping station (circa 1911), the Baltimore Public Works Museum takes you behind the scenes to examine a city's infrastructure, upon which urban life depends


The Heckscher Museum of Art collects and exhibits European and American paintings, sculpture and works on paper from the 15th through the 20th centuries with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century American landscape painting and American Modernmism.

Islip Art Museum is the leading exhibition space for contemporary art on Long Island.

New York Fire Museum
NYC Fire Museum The Museum houses one of the nation's most important collections of fire related art and artifacts from the late 18th century to the present.

Cultural Resources

Sound Burst
Here’s an a-cappella quartet that “bursts” with energy and entertainment value!

Art Resources

Affordable & Latest Art
Affordable Art – A wide range of features that makes the art fair, the great place where you can meet up with your friends or bring your family together. is the place of original and contemporary art that fit in all budgets.

Art Times

ART TIMES, est. 1984, the “go to” source for creatives and those who appreciate good writings, is published quarterly in print and arttimesjournal online is updated monthly.

Chinese Calligraphy Hong KongChinese art and calligraphy classes
Frida Kahol  –
Handmade Oil Painting ReproductionsJohn-William Waterhouse     – sponsor of
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