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Posted on: May 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Works Week

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Join the City of San Bruno in celebrating Public Works Week.  Public Works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities, and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities, high quality of life, and the well-being of the San Bruno community.  Below  is highlight  of the divisions of the Public Works Department to share what it’s like to be part of the Public Works team!

Streets and Storm Division

The Streets and Storm Division Team maintains 88.5 miles of streets throughout the City of San Bruno, including all storm drains and inlets, City-owned street lighting and traffic signals.  Asphalt paving is just one of many tasks – did you know that approximately 5 tons of asphalt is used for the paving of 208 square feet?  

phases of street paving

Water Division

The Water Division Team is responsible for the production and delivery of the City's drinking water supply.  State certified/licensed treatment and distribution operators monitor and maintain the City's water storage tanks and delivery system. The Water Division rigorously protect and test the quality of your water to ensure that it meets or exceeds all federal and state standards for health.

water tank with truck and water pump station

Wastewater Division

The Wastewater Division Team is responsible for the wastewater collection system throughout the City including all sewer mains, manholes, lower laterals, and 7 lift stations.  Approximately 3.4 million gallons of sewage per day are pumped from San Bruno, and the vactor truck helps keep the main lines clear of debris, for the sewage to flow directly to the treatment plant.

vactor with description of truck components

Facilities and Fleet Division

The Facilities and Fleet Divisions of the Public Works Department take pride in providing safe, efficient and functional facilities and fleet for the city of San Bruno. Currently the City utilizes 146 vehicles including first responder assets and operates 17 buildings in it's portfolio ranging from Police and fire stations to City Hall. 

Truck crane lifting equip for placement on roof, broken water pipe with water spraying & PD vehicle

Admin and Engineering Division

The Admin and Engineering Division provides professional engineering and related technical services for all city departments and utilities:  

➡️  Planning

➡️  Project Management

➡️  Design

➡️  Construction Contract Administration 

➡️  Oversight for Streets, Sidewalks, Sewer, Water, Drainage and Other Public Works Projects

Learn more about the Public Works Department at

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