City of Akron Public Services Department

Category: Government

146 S High St  Get Directions
Akron, OH 44308
330-375-2627

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The Public Service Department consists of the Engineering Bureau, Public Works Bureau, Sewer Bureau, and Water Supply Bureau.  Responsibilities of these bureaus encompass a wide range of services to the public.  Click on the bureau name below to visit its website.

Engineering Bureau

  • CSO program
  • plans and permits
  • traffic signal and signs
  • oil and gas
  • airport
  • city arborist
  • planning, design, and construction of public improvement projects

Public Works

  • trash and recycling pick-up
  • pothole patching
  • snow plowing
  • leaf removal
  • street sweeping
  • street tree trimming and removal
  • parks mowing and maintenance

Water Reclamation Services (Sewer Bureau)

  • sewer maintenance
  • basement flooding
  • water reclamation (wastewater treatment)
  • industrial pretreatment
  • renewable energy facility (formerly compost facility)

 Water Supply Bureau

  • water plant
  • watershed
  • reservoirs
  • Lake Rockwell
  • water distribution
  • backflow prevention