Public Works

The Department of Public Works consists of many separate divisions that are responsible for providing quality maintenance and operation services for the City of Temple's infrastructure (streets and water and sewer lines).


The City of Temple Department of Public Works adheres to the Federal and State regulations as set forth by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).


Solid Waste and Recycling services, as well as Fleet Maintenance, Drainage, Traffic Signal Maintenance and administrative contracts for Wastewater Treatment are also part of Public Works. The department also assists in the logical, planned growth of the city through the Engineering Division.

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For account and billing questions, please contact the Utility Business Office.
For questions about metering, contact the Metering Division.