All about Public Works

Public Works provides a variety of services to support our community.  Environmental Services Division provides watershed management, construction services, drainage maintenance, flood control, gypsy moth and mosquito control and pollution prevention.man-at-landfill-2.png

Solid Waste Management Division manages trash, recycling and composting. 

Our goal is to extend the life of our landfill since it is a valuable asset to our community. 

Neighborhood Services Division provides support to the community to ensure our community is well maintained and meets property code standards.  We provide resources so neighbors can help neighbors create a great place to live.

 

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Historic Preservation Division
serves as the caretakers of our treasured historic sites and collections.  Staff identify, restore, protect and interpret these historic resources so our community's rich past is preserved for all generations. 

In addition, our staff provide the support, materials and services to help all County employees fulfill their role and services for the community.  Our staff build County facilities, manage office space, maintain buildings and grounds, keep the vehicles on the road, and provide a variety of services to ensure the County government is up and running. 

We are here to serve the residents of Prince William County and the employees of our local government. 

Mission Statement

The Prince William County Department of Public Works does the right thing for the community by creating and sustaining the best environment in which to live, work and play. We protect and improve our natural and historic resources, adopt and enforce codes and regulations, and build and maintain the infrastructure needed for employees to serve our community. 
 

Vision Statement

We, as Public Works staff, pledge to continue to build public confidence, conquer all challenges, and demand the best of ourselves. 
 
We will honor our pledge by empowering all employees to provide information and services that exceed our customers’ expectations and make our community the best.
 
Public Works pursues excellence and will be recognized as a leader for our innovative strategies and programs.