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DPW Divisions

DPW Administration

Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Division serves as department liaison to elected officials and the public, and coordinates major transportation, environmental and economic development-related projects. In addition, this division is responsible for coordinating the department's budgets finance and planning, payroll, personnel, employee safety, and contract management. The division also manages all communication responsibilities including media relations for the department and special event permits.

 
Infrastructure

Infrastructure

The Infrastructure Division has the responsibility for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of all streets, alleys, bridges, public way lighting, traffic control signs and signals, sewers, and underground conduit systems; and overseeing the construction of water facilities. This division is the largest of the six divisions of the Department of Public Works, with a workforce that expands to in excess of 1,000 employees during the construction and repair season.

     

  Fleet   Forestry

Parking  Recycling  Sanitation  

 

Operations

The Operations Division provides Sanitation, Forestry, Fleet, and Parking services to City of Milwaukee residents and visitors. Responsible for solid waste collection and disposal, recycling and waste reduction, trees and landscaping, fleet maintenance and dispatch, snow and ice control, and parking functions, Operations is dedicated year-round to keeping Milwaukee clean, manicured and safe.

 

 

Water Works

Milwaukee Water Works

The Milwaukee Water Works consists of two intakes, two water treatment plants, multiple storage tanks, and 1,960 miles of water mains. Water is provided to 860,000 people in 16 communities.

 

 

Contact Us

Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building 
841 North Broadway, Room 501 
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

414-286-CITY (2489)

 

Commissioner of Public Works

Ghassan Korban

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