San Carlos Public Works

Find San Carlos California departments of public works or DPW. Public works departments provide information on public projects, maintenance of parks, buildings, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, traffic signals, snow removal, public utilities, water treatment and sewage.


San Carlos City Public Works 600 Elm Street San Carlos CA 94070 650-802-4202


About San Carlos Public Works

San Carlos Public Works Departments (DPW) are California State, or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in San Carlos, CA. The Department of Public Works is often organized in divisions based on different physical asset types, such as roads and highways, parks and recreation facilities, and public buildings, or by service area, such as sanitation, water, and sanitary sewer. Additional San Carlos DPW Offices may be established to provide internal services to the department, such as fleet maintenance and engineering services.

You may contact the Department of Public Works for questions about:
  • San Carlos Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in, California
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • San Carlos Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
San Carlos Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The San Carlos Public Works Administration is responsible for maintenance of roads and highways, maintaining street surfaces through pavement overlay, crack sealing, pothole repair, and curbs. Stormwater drainage is provided through a network of gutters, catch basins, drain inlets, underground culverts, and open channels. San Carlos street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the San Carlos DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

Public Works Departments often have divisions responsible for San Carlos public buildings, parks and recreation facilities. Maintenance activities carried out by a combination of San Carlos Public Works employees and outside contractors.

San Carlos Engineering Dept

San Carlos Engineering Departments design and monitor the construction of streets, sidewalks, bridges, and drainage structures, and ensure public improvement standards are met. They may also provide design services for construction and improvements of San Carlos public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

San Carlos Public Works Departments may provide sanitation services such as garbage and recycling collection, leaf and yard waste collection and disposal services. San Carlos Public Works Administration may operate water treatment facilities and water distribution systems. They may also operate San Carlos wastewater treatment facilities and the sanitary sewer system that collects wastewater from customers.