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Dept of Public Works

What's in the Works

Staff with the Department of Public Works restores, protects and improves our natural and historic resources, adopts and enforces codes and regulations, and builds and maintains the infrastructure needed for County government employees to serve the community. 

Our staff members address the issues that every citizen may encounter . . .  from trash disposal to mosquito control to tall grass to graffiti to water pollution.  We strive to improve the living conditions of our community.  View a list of common community concerns for who to call and additional information.   

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.

An Accredited Agency through the American Public Works Association
Take an interactive tour of our stream restoration projects
​Learn more about our efforts to protect and preserve local waterways. 
New Hours for Counter Services

​The Watershed Management Branch Service Counter Hours will change to 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. effective Monday, November 2, 2015.

Community Paper Shred and Food Drive

​NBC4 is sponsoring a Community Paper Shred on Saturday, December 12 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Manassas Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College located at 6901 Sudley Road in Manassas.  Please also bring non-perishable food and household items to donate to ACTS and SERVE.  Learn more at

Take a step back in time!
​Visit one of our community's historic treasures.  We offer tours, special programs, lectures and camps.  Learn more.     


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