Public Works

The Public Works Department has nine different service divisions:

  • Administration: Provides overall department management, programming and procurement services for contract management, bid services, and policy and processes analysis
  • Engineering: Responsible for project management and facilitation of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for streets, stormwater, utilities, parks, and facilities.
  • Facilities: Responsible for the operations and maintenance of all city owned public facilities.
  • Cemetery: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Washougal Memorial Cemetery.
  • Parks: Responsible for acquisition, planning, development, maintenance, and operation of all City parks, open spaces, and trails
  • Stormwater: Responsible for ensuring that stormwater (rainfall or snowmelt that flows over the ground) is properly treated to minimize pollution into our streams, rivers, lakes, and oceans.
  • Streets: Manages the community's investment in over 150 lane miles of roads, sidewalks, drainage systems, bridges, signs, vegetation, and rights-of-way.
  • Water: Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of water production, storage, and delivery facilities.
  • Wastewater: Responsible for wastewater collections, sanitary sewer pump stations, wastewater treatment, and discharge to the Columbia River.

Annual Reports

Public Works Annual Reports are available online. As we work to enhance our performance reporting city-wide, we will update this page with future reports and additional information.