Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during September 2002. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 7

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 8

Inside APWA

  • APWA briefs FCC officials on issues of managing public rights-of-way, Sep, p. 10
  • New APWA Staff, Sep, p. 11


  • The truth about InfoLink, Sep, p. 12

  • Diversity—what a year!, Sep, p. 0
  • Transportation and design impacts of new ADA guidelines for public rights-of-way, Sep, p. 0
  • Dennis Ross gets "roasted", Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0


  • Person First! Everything else Second, Third and Fourth, Sep, p. 16

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 24

Congress 2002

  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 30
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 31
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 32
  • Fifty reasons to attend Congress, Sep, p. 33
  • Be sure to visit the Congress Bookstore, Sep, p. 34
  • Spotlighting the Issues! Roundtable Discussion Groups, Sep, p. 36
  • Five strategies to tame stress before it tackles you, Sep, p. 38


  • Pavement Degradation: How other cities are dealing with it, Sep, p. 39
  • What is the bandwidth of your sewers?, Sep, p. 42
  • Financial tempest awaits communities unprepared for post-hurricane recovery, Sep, p. 46
  • ASCE Policy 465: Academic prerequisites for licensure and professional practice, Sep, p. 50
  • The GASB 34 Chronicles: Land, right-of-way, and easement valuation, Sep, p. 52
  • Communities prepare for Phase II NPDES, Sep, p. 53
  • Unique San Diego community relations program paves the way for successful sewer main relocation projects, Sep, p. 56
  • Using GPS collection to improve GIS data results, Sep, p. 61
  • Rotary-action, pneumatic valve actuators for waterworks plants strengthen control of filtering operations, Sep, p. 64
  • Strategies help public works compete, Sep, p. 67
  • Managing the business of public works, Sep, p. 68
  • Great Falls, Montana celebrates Earth Day, Sep, p. 69
  • Excessive regulations increase building costs, Sep, p. 70
  • Sugar Land's school zone flasher system, Sep, p. 71
  • Alternate power source keeps traffic lights operational in Sugar Land, Sep, p. 73
  • 3D laser scanner survey aids design of Rinconda Water Treatment Plant, Sep, p. 75
  • Lightning: Once a devastating corporate nemesis, now negated by Dissipation Array System (DAS) technology, Sep, p. 77
  • You can't hurry love or public works projects, Sep, p. 80
  • The great activated carbon dilemma, Sep, p. 82
  • Excavations in public right-of-way and Kansas City's cost recovery plan, Sep, p. 84
  • Employee "buy-in," education, union coordination help launch successful maintenance management program for Silicon Valley City, Sep, p. 86