- Public Works
Hazardous Tree Removal Mitigation Grant
This three-year grant project is aimed at making emergency evacuation routes safer for residents in the event of a wildfire, while improving the overall health of trees along two of Poway’s main traffic corridors.
Hazardous Waste & Recycling
Solid waste, household hazardous waste, and recycling programs are provided locally or through regional cooperative efforts.
Landscape Maintenance Districts
The Public Works Department administers special benefit assessment districts for traffic signals, street lighting and landscaping.
Parks, Trails & Open Space Maintenance
The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of all public parks, trails and open space.
Qualified Bidders List
Pre-qualifications for Public Works projects
Poway operates a modern wastewater collection system that is comprised of various types of pipe, manholes, and lift stations to move wastewater through the system.
Storm Water & Flood Control
The Storm Water and Flood Control Division is responsible for the repair and maintenance of drainage facilities in the right-of-way and in the improved channels dedicated to the City of Poway.
The Street Maintenance Division is responsible for maintenance and repair functions for 165 miles of roads and rights-of-way.
Trash & Recycling Collection
Weekly trash and recycling collection is required in the City of Poway. All trash and recycling collection services are provided by EDCO Disposal.
Trees are an important resource in our community. The city practices urban forestry principles for planting, trimming, and removing trees.
The City of Poway has a variety of opportunities to assist in maintaining our beautiful trails, open space and parks.
Poway operates a modern water treatment and distribution system.
Information on current water shortage response level, recommended water use efficiency measures, rebate opportunities, and more.
Find the Public Works Department's most frequently asked questions and their answers.
Get in touch with the Public Works Department.