Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during September 2005. 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. 4

New APWA staff

  • New APWA staff, Sep, p. 5

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 6

Inside APWA

  • Providing training opportunities at the chapter level, Sep, p. 8
  • Children to discover the world of public works with new K-5 public works curriculum, Sep, p. 10
  • Chapter Membership Achievement Award winners announced, Sep, p. 9


  • Diversity Committee sees positive results, prepares for new challenges, Sep, p. 12

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Sep, p. 13


  • When it rains, it pours...awards, that is, Sep, p. 14

Member Profile

  • Member Profile, Sep, p. 16

  • The Baker's Menu, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 24

Congress 2005

  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 26
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 27
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 28


  • Break out of the Time Warp, Sep, p. 35
  • Managing sidewalk maintenance in the 21st Century, Sep, p. 36
  • The Tipping Point? Trip Summary on the International Scan on Transportation Asset Management, Sep, p. 38
  • Making public participation work for your project, Sep, p. 40
  • Using visualization to sharpen the vision of public works, Sep, p. 41
  • Creative financing and fleet rotation, Sep, p. 46
  • Is it a water tank or an antenna?, Sep, p. 50
  • CSI: Engineers, Sep, p. 70
  • Iowans reap savings through statewide urban design standards and specifications, Sep, p. 72
  • Is train horn noise a problem in your town?, Sep, p. 76
  • Identifying and managing indoor air quality issues, Sep, p. 80
  • A new generation of workers requires a fresh look at benefit programs, Sep, p. 82
  • In San Diego world-class means saving a little bird, Sep, p. 84

Solid Waste Management

  • Turning trash to cash: The green waste recycling story, Sep, p. 44

Water Resources

  • Rain Gardens: Strategic puddles for stormwater management, Sep, p. 53

Utilities and Public Right-of-Way

  • Hardscape installations for homeland security, Sep, p. 56
  • Correlating soil compaction measuring devices to soil densities and moisture conditions, Sep, p. 58
  • Keyhole Technology: Utility Microsurgery, Sep, p. 60
  • Fiber to the Premises and right-of-way management, Sep, p. 63
  • Predesign and preconstruction meetings: A necessary step in damage prevention, Sep, p. 64
  • Do the right thing in the public right-of-way, Sep, p. 66

Engineering and Technology

  • Digital road inventory spurs Travis County five-year road plan, Sep, p. 74