County Celebrates Public Works Week May 18-24

"Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow"

For more than 50 years, National Public Works Week has been recognized across the United States and Canada as a means of energizing and educating the public on the importance of the contribution of public works to their daily lives. The Department of Public Works and Environmental Services is building a strong quality of life through our day-to-day efforts to protect land, trees and water and build and maintain a safe, green infrastructure across the county. We are planning for future generations by using sustainable practices that ensure that quality of life we build today can be enjoyed for years to come.

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DPWES provides a wide variety of services to residents in Fairfax County. The department’s services are organized into several business areas:

It is the department’s mission to enhance the quality of life and protect the public interest by establishing sound environmental policies; enforcing codes; and constructing, operating and maintaining the county’s infrastructure.

Ben Boxer (Capital Facilities, Land Development Services and Solid Waste Management)
703-324-5880, TTY 711

Irene Haske (Stormwater, Wastewater and Urban Forest Management)
703-324-5821, TTY 711



"Working for You"


Public Works Week Proclamation

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