Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during August 2008. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

  • President's Message, Aug, p. 0
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 0
  • New APWA Board members, Aug, p. 0
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 0
  • APWA Diversity: A year in review, Aug, p. 0
  • Inclusivity: A uniquely American concept, Aug, p. 0
  • Aces, Faces & Places, Aug, p. 0
  • Young Professionals Reception at Congress a huge success, Aug, p. 0
  • First impressions of a first-timer in New Orleans, Aug, p. 0
  • Mentoring: Consider "Future City Competition" in your own backyard, Aug, p. 0
  • National Public Works Week: What you and your organization can do to make it special, Aug, p. 0
  • Generational Issues: Do you have them?, Aug, p. 0
  • Navigating the EECBG Program for cities and tribes, Aug, p. 0
  • 2009 Women in Public Works survey results, Aug, p. 0
  • Reaching out to our communities, Aug, p. 0
  • The First-Timers Meeting: It's all about inclusiveness!, Aug, p. 0
  • 2008-2009 APWA Diversity Committee's accomplishments, Aug, p. 0
  • Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading, Aug, p. 0
  • 2009 Top Ten Public Works Leaders named, Aug, p. 0
  • Utilizing retired professionals to help solve today's challenges, Aug, p. 0
  • Inclusion + Diversity = Empowerment for All, Aug, p. 0
  • L.A. women excel in solid resources, Aug, p. 0
  • The concept of diversity: growing up and keeping pace with change, Aug, p. 0
  • Initiating an employee incentive program for a multi-generational culture, Aug, p. 0
  • Four diverse, dynamic women, Aug, p. 0
  • 2009-2010 APWA Diversity Committee's accomplishments, Aug, p. 0
  • Reaching beyond my limits, Aug, p. 0
  • Diversity in action at the 2010 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts, Aug, p. 0
  • The Importance of Mentoring: Future Cities, Aug, p. 0
  • It is safe to be me, Aug, p. 0


  • Awards 2008, Aug, p. 26

Congress 2008

  • Four options to attend Congress, Aug, p. 38
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Aug, p. 38
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Aug, p. 39


  • APWA Diversity: A year in review, Aug, p. 18

Engineering and Technology

  • Washington, D.C.'s Green Streets: Using information technology for a cleaner and environmentally-healthy city, Aug, p. 56


  • Adding Value Nationally, Aug, p. 14
  • Top ten reasons for joining the Public Works Historical Society, Aug, p. 22
  • Public Works can compete with level playing field: a successful experience in the use of a Bid to Goal process, Aug, p. 46
  • Are your curb ramps really ADA-compliant?, Aug, p. 49
  • Praising Books, coffee mugs and good work tickets, Aug, p. 88
  • Improving construction practices with Special Inspections, Aug, p. 93
  • Cincinnati targets future workforce with a Student Intern Academy, Aug, p. 96
  • Cross-jurisdictional partnering for street maintenance services, Aug, p. 100
  • California develops gold standard for safely removing wildfire debris, Aug, p. 108
  • Thinking out, in and about the box on equipment modifications to enhanced operations, Aug, p. 110
  • Create a proactive sidewalk repair program, Aug, p. 112
  • Capital Program Management and Performance Measurement, Aug, p. 116

Inside APWA

  • New APWA Board members, Aug, p. 10
  • APWA announces first group of certified professionals through new program, Aug, p. 12
  • Engineering scholarship established in honor of APWA member, Aug, p. 24

International Idea Exchange

  • A busy year for the IAC, Aug, p. 62
  • First Light: Inspiring Innovation, Aug, p. 66

Leadership and Management

  • Safety Leadership: Like trying to squeeze mercury?hard to get hold of!, Aug, p. 52

National Public Works Week

  • New Orleans celebrates National Public Works Week, Aug, p. 16

President's Message

  • Thanks for the memories!, Aug, p. 4

Recipes for Success

  • Leadership and Management Competencies: Preparing you to seize opportunities, Aug, p. 58

Technical Committee News

  • What is good right-of-way management and how do you accomplish it?, Aug, p. 11

Utility and Public Right-of-Way

  • Underground Facility Damages: What to do when something does go wrong, Aug, p. 68
  • GPS: Keeping track of the unseen in the right-of-way, Aug, p. 70
  • State Video Franchise Law: State of Art or State of War?, Aug, p. 74
  • DIRT: Damage Information Reporting Tool, Aug, p. 78
  • You break bought it, Aug, p. 79
  • Virginia Pilot Program, Aug, p. 80
  • Administrative "buy-in" key to Nashville's award-winning pavement preservation, Aug, p. 81
  • Developing a relationship between public agencies and the railroad, Aug, p. 83
  • To trench or not to trench..., Aug, p. 90

Washington Insight

  • Hearings held to address infrastructure financing, Aug, p. 9

Water Resources

  • The intricacies of a watershed plan: modeling, planning and restoration, Aug, p. 40
  • Partnering to secure water for the future: development of a supplemental water supply, Aug, p. 43
  • Wetlands provide green alternative to wastewater treatment, Aug, p. 84
  • Controlling stormwater runoff from construction sites, Aug, p. 98
  • Pumping station operational flexibility is key to balancing sewage flows, Aug, p. 103
  • From litigation to legislation: a safe harbor for drinking water providers, Aug, p. 106