June 2011 Table of Contents

Grounds, Parks & Roadside Maintenance Park & turf maintenance June 2011
Web Extras 6/1/2011 Web Extras Web Extras 6/1/2011

Click here for our Manual Web extras, a retreading slideshow, and additional content from this month's issue! Read more

Tanks for the memories Water Supply & Storage Tanks for the memories

A Kansas water tower rises above the crowd, thanks to aesthetic design, a tough coating, and the story behind it. Read more

Compact spreader; electric start Park & Turf Maintenance Compact spreader; electric start
Low-emission diesel mowers Park & Turf Maintenance Low-emission diesel mowers
Muni-lease financing 101 Funding, Financing, User Fees Muni-lease financing 101

Avoid debt by using tax-exempt leases to acquire new equipment. Read more

3 fallacies of ‘the grid’ Water Supply & Storage 3 fallacies of ‘the grid’

Why what might work for electricity won't work for water. Read more

Controlling erosion with hydraulic growth mediums Roadside & Grounds Maintenance Controlling erosion with hydraulic growth mediums

“Grow” new topsoil onsite with biotic-enriched hydromulches and seed mixes. Read more

How about a (second) lift? Concrete Paving & Repair How about a (second) lift?

DOTs test a new twist on a century-old concept that allows for high-performance surface treatments. Read more

Funding, Finances, User Fees Interim Short-Term Financing
Funding, Finances, User Fees Addressing Additional Project Costs
Funding, Finances, User Fees Accelerating Required Improvements
Administration & Finance Using vendor financing to move projects forward

Three utilities forgo time- and labor-intensive bonds and loans to free up resources for other pressing needs. Read more

Reduce idle time Fleets, Trucks & Accessories Reduce idle time

Three reasons to break the idling habit, and technologies that can help you do it. Read more

Corrections Correction
Taking recycling to the bank Update: "recycle And Be Rewarded": March 2009, Page 15 Taking recycling to the bank

A New Jersey community saves money, and the environment. Read more

How to make poor-man's pavement ... Editor's Note How to make poor-man's pavement ...

... and other words of wisdom from county engineers. Read more

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