Public Works Department
  • 133 employees
Highway Division
  • 250 miles of roadways
  • 200 miles of surface/sub-surface drainage
  • 12,200 catchbasin/manhole covers
  • 600 brainage outfalls
  • 400 street excavations
  • 550 lane miles of public roadways
  • 22 municipal parking facilities
  • 115 miles of sidewalk
Water Division
  • 75,000 meter reads per year
  • 17,000 residential and commercial accounts
  • 8-10 million gallons a day
  • complicated system of pumps
  • 250 miles of conduit
  • 2000 fire hydrants
  • 22,000 meters
  • 4,800 gate valves
  • 16,000 water meters
  • 4 pumping stations
  • 2 booster station
  • 6 above ground water tanks (total of nine million gallon capacity)
Sewer Division
  • 17,000 residential and commercial accounts
  • 226 miles of gravity sewer mains
  • 18 miles of sewer force mains
  • 51 sewer pumping stations
  • 6,600 man holes
  • 40 miles of cross country easements
Sanitation Division
  • 18,652 dwellings (3,700 a day)


DPW crowd glamorizing sloth


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