• 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.

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
Presentation on Fall Cankerworm Spraying Plan


Public Works will present information on plans to spray for fall cankerworms this spring.  The meeting will be held on April 10, 2014 starting at 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Volunteer Fire Station located just off Route 15.  For more details about spray plans, please call 703-792-6279 or visit this page

Take a step back in time!
​Enjoy a series of lectures and programs to learn more about moments in history in our community.     
Lake Jackson Dam
​View this page for the latest information about Lake Jackson Dam