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Services Provided by Public Works Department 

Administration

  • management
  • policy development
  • accounting, budgeting
  • records management
  • safety and training

Engineering

  • engineering services (monumentation)
  • traffic and development
  • bridge inspection
  • design and construction

Equipment Services

  • equipment purchases and rentals
  • equipment repair and maintenance
  • central stores
  • pits and quarries

Ferry

  • Whatcom Chief operations, ferry service to Lummi Island

Maintenance and Operations

  • road maintenance
  • vegetation
  • emergency operations
  • bridges
  • drainage
  • traffic control

Noxious Weed Control Board

  • weed control
  • education about noxious weeds

River & Flood

  • early flood warning
  • flood control and drainage
  • hazard reduction
  • comprehensive planning
  • preparedness and response
  • repair and maintenance
  • National Flood Insurance Program

Solid Waste:

  • recycling and composting information
  • solid waste disposal
  • closure and post closure of solid waste sites
  • comprehensive plans

  Water Resources Division:

  • comprehensive water resources plan
  • WRIA 1 watershed management project
  • marine Resources
  • Lake Whatcom management
  • endangered species recovery