Houston Public Works – City of Houston

Houston Public Works – City of Houston
Listing Category

Houston Public Works is the largest and most diverse public works organization in the country. Houston Public Works is responsible for streets, drainage, producing and distributing water, collecting and treating wastewater, and permitting and regulation of construction. Accredited by the American Public Works Association, our over 4,000 dedicated public servants work together to create a strong foundation for Houston to thrive.
By the Numbers

671 miles of service area
2.3 million people served
#1 largest water/wastewater utility in Texas
146 billion gallons of water treated annually
1.1 million street name & traffic signs
15,000+ lane miles of streets

Public Works Headlines

Water and Wastewater Rate Overview and Frequently Asked Questions June 2021
Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project
Taste and Smell in Drinking Water - Questions and Answers
Lead in Drinking Water Information for Schools and Child Care Facility Customers of the City of Houston Municipal Water Supply

City of Houston Construction Projects

TXDot Lane Closures
Houston Transtar Regional Construction Information

City of Houston 311 Service Line

If you notice missing storm grates in your community, don't forget to call the City Help Line 713-837-0311 or 3-1-1 from your cell phone. You can always go on line to the City of Houston 311 Service Directory and report any issue that needs attention.

311 Home
311 Traffic, Streets and Drainage
311 Utilities

(832) 395-3237
611 Walker, 18th floor Houston TX
ZIP Code