June 2008 Table of Contents

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It is All in Who you Know

You don't have to be a big gun-a Los Angeles or New York City or St. Louis-to get your share of the shrinking federal-funding pie. But you do have to network. Read more

Diy Gis Diy Gis

A small department in a small town uses Microsoft Access and Google Earth to quickly and cheaply build a GIS database. Read more

American Water Works Association Conference Exhibitors June 2008

American Water Works Association Conference Exhibitors Read more

Funding, Finances, User Fees The Buddy System

Leverage your relationships when seeking financial aid. Read more

Creative Cooperation Infrastructure Construction & Maintenance

A team effort shaves 20 days off railroad grade crossing improvements. Read more

Water Supply The Long and Winding Road

Permitting a water source in an environmentally sensitive area. Read more

Water Treatment A Fitting Solution

Although less than 2% of the nation's drinking water plants use membranes for filtration, Manitowoc Public Utilities in Wisconsin and the Kennewick Public Works Department in Washington are using the technology to produce additional clean water without significant additional expense. Read more

Street Sanitation Caught in the Act

Street sweepers fitted with cameras join the effort to produce vehicle-free cleaning routes. Read more

Asphalt Paving & Repair Technology Transfer

Long used to rejuvenate roads in the Southwest, asphalt rubber is gaining fans across North America. Read more

Help Wanted Hiring & Retention Help Wanted

Bridge the gap between what your operation can afford and what it must accomplish. Read more

Best in Class Best in Class

Truck manufacturers' newest wares come of age. Read more

News & Views: Parks & Recreation Counties Collect Conservation Honors
River Moves Toward Zero-Waste Goal News & Views: Community River Moves Toward Zero-Waste Goal
Environmentally Sensitive Solution Honored News & Views: Design & Construction Environmentally Sensitive Solution Honored
News & Views: Fuel Prices Pump Uptransit Trips Market Analysis

As gasoline prices creep ever upward, investment in public transportation is paying off. Read more

Operations News & Views: Colorado's 7th-largest City Privatizes Services Operations

Colorado's Arapahoe County will eliminate more than 30 positions after its largest customer became the 17th city to outsource infrastructure services to engineering firm CH2M Hill OMI. Read more

Endangered Species News & Views: Rules & Regulations Endangered Species

Safety concerns threaten to stamp out the formerly standard 8-inch traffic light. Read more

Damage Control Editorial Damage Control

Have the questions about how safe your department's drinking water is slowed down yet? Read more

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