November 2008 Table of Contents

Engineering a Fantasy Engineering a Fantasy

Engineering consultant mixes experience with imagination to develop the plot for his first novel. Read more

The Gallery's Closed The Gallery's Closed

A clear gloss coating keeps reservoir graffiti-free. Read more

Real-Time Sewer Solution Real-Time Sewer Solution

Can wireless technology replace SCADA? South Bend, Ind., aims to find out. Read more

Borrowing Goes Bust

Fallout from free-wheeling financing hits government coffers with a double whammy. The false promise of easy money earns a berth on our fifth annual Trendsetters list. Read more

Building & Facility Management First Strike

Reduce maintenance costs with proper lightning protection. Read more

Playing by the (New) Rules Administration & Management Playing by the (New) Rules

A proposed OSHA standard places sewers under the microscope — and for good reason. Read more

Update Bridge from Tragedy

With the Sept. 18 opening of the new I-35W in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota DOT presented constituents with a 100-year service life design. Read more

Keep Tabs From the Cab Keep Tabs From the Cab

New technology warns drivers of potential tire problems. Read more

Slip-Sliding Away Ideas & Opinions Slip-Sliding Away

Failure to manage our finances isn't the only obstacle to remaining a world power. Read more

EPA states sign data-sharing agreement

State regulators could start electronically sharing large volumes of water system compliance monitoring data with the US Environmental Protection Agency annually, under an agreement signed in October. Read more

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