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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 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
Public Works has earned re-accreditation from the American Public Works Association.  Learn more about this significant accomplishment.
What should be recycled is changing!
​With changes to the markets that buy recycled materials, we must change what we recycle in Prince William County.  Learn what should be recycled and what must now go to the landfill.  When we recycle only these items, we can ensure recycling is successful for our community.  Learn more by clicking here.


Design Underway for Animal Shelter

​The County is moving forward with plans for a new improved Animal Shelter.  Learn more

Protect Your Ash Trees

​If you have an ash tree, you may also have emerald ash borers, an invasive beetle that can kill the tree.  NOW is the time to treat for the beetles and protect the tree.  The Virginia Department of Forestry has a program to help with inspections and costs, learn more.

National Garbage Man Day Celebrated on June 17

Prince William County Celebrates National Garbage Man Day-June 17!

Prince William Board of County Supervisors proclaimed Monday, June 17 as National Garbage Man Day in Prince William County.  Show your appreciation for these hard working men and women during the week of June 17.   

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No Household Hazardous Waste or Electronics Program at Compost Facility

Suspension of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Service 

Starting on December 1, 2018, Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling collection services at the Balls Ford Road Composting Facility will be suspended until further notice due to construction of a new advanced composting facility at the site.  During this time, residents may utilize the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling services at the Prince William County Landfill on Wednesday and Saturdays, from 10am to 5pm.  The Prince William County Landfill is located at 14811 Dumfries Road, Manassas.  We regret any inconvenience.

For more information, please call 703-792-4670. 


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