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Public Works Department

Contact

216 Prospect Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
Closed all Washington State holidays

About the Public Works Department

The City of Port Orchard Public Works Department strives to operate, preserve and enhance the city's physical infrastructure by providing a diverse range of services that include the following:

  • Engineering and construction of capital and operational projects
  • Providing and managing two municipal potable water systems
  • Operating and maintaining a municipal sewer system
  • Preserving and enhancing public streets, sidewalks and rights-of-way
  • Providing and managing a network of parks
  • Managing and maintaining public facilities, buildings and properties
  • Rental of the City's Active Club for public use
  • Operating and maintaining a municipal stormwater management system
  • Ensuring compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements

The Public Works Department is managed by the Public Works Director/City Engineer. The Operations Manager and the Utility Manager report to the Public Works Director/City Engineer and are responsible for oversight and implementation of municipal operations and maintenance.

The City provides water and sewer service within the city limits, including the McCormick Woods community. Our city limits overlap with the West Sound Utility District, which also provides services to areas within Port Orchard. Inquiries about water and sewer service should be directed to the City Public Works office at (360) 876-4991.

The City of Port Orchard and the West Sound Utility District (WSUD) jointly own and operate the South Kitsap Water Reclamation Facility which provides treatment to our community’s wastewater. The City contracts with WSUD for the day-to-day operation of the facility. Questions regarding wastewater treatment should be directed to WSUD at (360) 876-2545.

The City maintains all publicly owned stormwater appurtenances and stormwater management facilities, ensuring that the City remains in compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

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