Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during September 2009. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.


  • Awards 2009, Sep, p. 18

Cleaning up the Kitchen

  • The power of attitude, Sep, p. 56

Congress 2009

  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 32
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 33
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 33


  • 2008-2009 APWA Diversity Committee's accomplishments, Sep, p. 14

Emergency Management

  • Preparing for the unexpected! And the expected!, Sep, p. 40

Facilities and Grounds

  • Monumental Makeover: Milwaukee City Hall's (exterior) restoration is complete after six years, Sep, p. 106

Inside APWA

  • New Board member appointed, Sep, p. 8

International Idea Exchange

  • International Affairs Committee 2008 to 2009, Sep, p. 60

Leadership and Management

  • Pretty good practices of a public works leader, Sep, p. 38
  • Cost, schedule and quality controls for capital projects, Sep, p. 42
  • Rebuilding our nation's infrastructure: a golden opportunity for civil engineering, Sep, p. 88
  • Wilsonville Public Works Department lives up to its motto, Sep, p. 99
  • Real gold at the end of the rainbow, Sep, p. 104

New APWA staff

  • Laura Bynum, Sep, p. 8

President's Message

  • The best work in life, Sep, p. 6

Small Cities/Rural Communities

  • Windstorm event in Galesburg, Illinois, Sep, p. 16

Solid Waste Management

  • Alternative labor source for commingled recycling: a win-win situation in Moberly, Missouri, Sep, p. 48


  • For infrastructure...we need to commit to a more sustainable approach, Sep, p. 12
  • An innovative green solution for urban street renewal, Sep, p. 34
  • Streets that breathe, Sep, p. 44
  • The Pineywoods Mitigation Bank, Sep, p. 90
  • Parks and sustainable cities from thin air, Sep, p. 96

Technical Committee News

  • Utilities, out of sight and out of mind...but not out of danger!, Sep, p. 11


  • Unconventional roadway design "seed" planted with MoDOT years earlier bears fruit with innovative CFI in Missouri, Sep, p. 84

Utility and Public Right-of-Way

  • Crossbores: the hidden danger, Sep, p. 62
  • Utility Damage Prevention: What can your agency do?, Sep, p. 64
  • Distribution Integrity Management Program, Sep, p. 70
  • Leveraging new technologies for better highway project coordination, Sep, p. 72
  • Keyhole coring and replacement: the right solution for right-of-way owners, Sep, p. 76
  • Pipelines and Informed Planning Alliance: Promoting safety for pipelines and communities, Sep, p. 80
  • Utility rights-of-way past and present, Sep, p. 82

Washington Insight

  • National Infrastructure Bank garners interest in Congress, Sep, p. 10

Water Resources

  • Recent street sweeping pilot studies are flawed, Sep, p. 50
  • Sports field or stormwater infiltration area, Sep, p. 54
  • Reducing costs and consumption by integrating energy and asset management, Sep, p. 94
  • Inflatable dam helps Marysville, Ohio, meet project schedule and budget, Sep, p. 102