Public Works Staff are essential workers who keep our community running strong all year long by maintaining our streets, water and sewer systems, and completing many other tasks.
Let’s celebrate and thank Coquitlam’s Public Works team of professionals who operate and maintain our roads, water, sewer and drainage systems 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
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Public Works professionals maintain and repair:
You can check out this infographic with details on operations and see that info also reflected below.
Public Works maintains and operates the City's water distribution system to ensure a constant supply of drinking water for residents, and a readily available supply for fire protection. They also maintain, operate and repair the sewer system to ensure proper collection and treatment, which supports the health and safety of residents and of the environment.
The work they do protects residents and properties from flooding during weather events by maintaining the drainage system, keeping the roads safe and in good condition and coordinating garbage, recycling and green waste collection.
Public works maintains and repairs over 1,000 pieces of equipment and 300 vehicles including Coquitlam Fire Department fleet. A team of hardworking dedicated Staff provides 24/7 service to the City.
Review landscaping maintenance guidelines and policies regarding boulevards in Coquitlam.
The capital construction crew carries out work ahead of capital projects. This work can include utility installations such as water or storm mains, water service renewals, and storm and sanitary inspection chamber installations and replacements. This crew also provides response support to snow and ice control, and other extreme weather events.
Learn more about the City's Garbage and Green Cart Program, recycling and disposal facilities, as well as other services and programs to help residents manage their waste.
Coquitlam provides water drainage and sanitary sewer services for residents made possible through system operation, maintenance and capital works projects.
Review Frequently Asked Questions about snow removal in Coquitlam.
Coquitlam ensures that residents are supplied with safe, quality drinking water through its Water Management Program and System.
To get Winter Wise, the information on this page will help you understand the City's responsibilities and priorities, such as snow plow updates, snow removal priorities and snow removal routes.