Houston Public Works

Houston Public Works Houston Public Works purpose is together we create a strong foundation for Houston to thrive. Houston Public Works (www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/home) consists of the following service lines:

Capital Projects
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/capital-projects

Customer Account Services
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/customer-account

Houston Permitting Center
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/building-development

Houston Water
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/houston-water

Transportation & Drainage Operations
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/transportation-drainage

Houston Public Works also offers additional programs & services:

Green Building Resource Center www.codegreenhouston.org

Houston Bikeways Program
www.houstonbikeways.org

Office of Business Opportunity
www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/director/sbdg.html

Operating as usual

04/15/2021
Jeremy Ellison kudos

#ThankfulThursday for Capital Projects employees like Jeremy Ellison who takes ownership over his work & treats everyone he encounters with respect! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘#OneTeamOnePurpose

Want a safer commute? Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council for a virtual public meeting on April 15 at 6PM to discuss...
04/13/2021

Want a safer commute? Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council for a virtual public meeting on April 15 at 6PM to discuss how to make transportation safer, stronger & better connected across Southeast #Houston. Visit https://engage.h-gac.com to learn more ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšš๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿ›‘ #TransportationTuesday #SafeStreets

Want a safer commute? Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council for a virtual public meeting on April 15 at 6PM to discuss how to make transportation safer, stronger & better connected across Southeast #Houston. Visit https://engage.h-gac.com to learn more ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšš๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿ›‘ #TransportationTuesday #SafeStreets

#MondayMotivation is volunteering at Keep Houston Beautiful Day to cleanup #BuffaloBayou! #ThankYou to our #HouPublicWor...
04/12/2021

#MondayMotivation is volunteering at Keep Houston Beautiful Day to cleanup #BuffaloBayou! #ThankYou to our #HouPublicWorks volunteers! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ—‘๐ŸŒŽ #OneTeamOnePurpose #HoustonStrong

#MondayMotivation is volunteering at Keep Houston Beautiful Day to cleanup #BuffaloBayou! #ThankYou to our #HouPublicWorks volunteers! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ—‘๐ŸŒŽ #OneTeamOnePurpose #HoustonStrong

Can you believe #Houston was ever this small ๐Ÿ‘€? This City plan from 1837 is almost 200 years old! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ#ThrowbackThursday #O...
04/08/2021

Can you believe #Houston was ever this small ๐Ÿ‘€? This City plan from 1837 is almost 200 years old! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ#ThrowbackThursday #OldSchool #NoTraffic Houston Planning & Development Department

๐Ÿ“ทcredit: Houstorian

Can you believe #Houston was ever this small ๐Ÿ‘€? This City plan from 1837 is almost 200 years old! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ#ThrowbackThursday #OldSchool #NoTraffic Houston Planning & Development Department

๐Ÿ“ทcredit: Houstorian

Spring is here & it's the perfect time to make sure your sprinklers aren't wasting ๐Ÿ’ง. A broken sprinkler head can waste ...
04/07/2021

Spring is here & it's the perfect time to make sure your sprinklers aren't wasting ๐Ÿ’ง. A broken sprinkler head can waste 25,000 gallons of water in 6 months! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ‘#WaterWednesday #SpringSpruceUp #ValueWater EPA WaterSense

Spring is here & it's the perfect time to make sure your sprinklers aren't wasting ๐Ÿ’ง. A broken sprinkler head can waste 25,000 gallons of water in 6 months! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ‘#WaterWednesday #SpringSpruceUp #ValueWater EPA WaterSense

04/06/2021
Stop sign production

Did you know ๐Ÿ’ญ? #HouPublicWorks creates up to 450 stop signs a month! The Transportation team maintains 8,000 stop signs across #Houston ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ›‘๐Ÿš— #TransportationTuesday

04/02/2021
Houston Public Works

#ThankYou ๐Ÿ™ Transportation Advocacy Group - Houston Region for recognizing #HouPublicWorks employees who worked diligently to serve #Houston during the Winter Storm ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚#HoustonStrong #OneTeamOnePurpose

#HouPublicWorks is ready to cheer on the Houston Astros! โšพ๏ธ ๐Ÿš€ ๐ŸŒญ #GoAstrosDay #ForTheH  #OpeningDay
04/01/2021

#HouPublicWorks is ready to cheer on the Houston Astros! โšพ๏ธ ๐Ÿš€ ๐ŸŒญ #GoAstrosDay #ForTheH #OpeningDay

#HouPublicWorks is ready to cheer on the Houston Astros! โšพ๏ธ ๐Ÿš€ ๐ŸŒญ #GoAstrosDay #ForTheH #OpeningDay

Mayor Sylvester Turner declared March 31 #WorldTacoDay ๐ŸŒฎ Who else only eats tacos on days that end in "y"? ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฅ‘ #tacoday #...
04/01/2021

Mayor Sylvester Turner declared March 31 #WorldTacoDay ๐ŸŒฎ Who else only eats tacos on days that end in "y"? ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฅ‘ #tacoday #TacosAreLife

Mayor Sylvester Turner declared March 31 #WorldTacoDay ๐ŸŒฎ Who else only eats tacos on days that end in "y"? ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฅ‘ #tacoday #TacosAreLife

Heads up artists! Don't miss your chance to join this great program & see your work on display across #Houston ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ #...
03/31/2021

Heads up artists! Don't miss your chance to join this great program & see your work on display across #Houston ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ #HouMiniMurals

#MondayMotivation is learning how to help #ProtectOurPipes while grocery shopping. Check out our GroceryTV ads at 21 sto...
03/29/2021

#MondayMotivation is learning how to help #ProtectOurPipes while grocery shopping. Check out our GroceryTV ads at 21 stores across #Houston ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿงป๐Ÿšฝ

#MondayMotivation is learning how to help #ProtectOurPipes while grocery shopping. Check out our GroceryTV ads at 21 stores across #Houston ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿงป๐Ÿšฝ

Hats off to all our employees that keep Houston safe! ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ #NationalWearAHatDay
03/26/2021

Hats off to all our employees that keep Houston safe! ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ #NationalWearAHatDay

Hats off to all our employees that keep Houston safe! ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ #NationalWearAHatDay

Check out this #ThrowbackThursday of Main Street & Texas Ave! If you look closely, you can even see an old traffic tower...
03/25/2021

Check out this #ThrowbackThursday of Main Street & Texas Ave! If you look closely, you can even see an old traffic tower. ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿง ๐Ÿšง #HouStreets
๐Ÿ“ท Credit: Copyright 2008 San Jacinto Museum of History

Check out this #ThrowbackThursday of Main Street & Texas Ave! If you look closely, you can even see an old traffic tower. ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿง ๐Ÿšง #HouStreets
๐Ÿ“ท Credit: Copyright 2008 San Jacinto Museum of History

Our #WCW LEILANY VAZQUEZ is a fierce representation of Houstonโ€™s strong foundation. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ง She was a huge help during th...
03/24/2021

Our #WCW LEILANY VAZQUEZ is a fierce representation of Houstonโ€™s strong foundation. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ง She was a huge help during the winter storms. #WaterWednesday #HouWater

Our #WCW LEILANY VAZQUEZ is a fierce representation of Houstonโ€™s strong foundation. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ง She was a huge help during the winter storms. #WaterWednesday #HouWater

03/23/2021

Itโ€™s #NationalSurveyorsWeek! Surveyorโ€˜s are out there right now collecting and analyzing critical information needed to grow and sustain our communities. Weโ€™d like to give a special shout out to all our amazing surveyors at Houston Public Works! ๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ

Thank you, Mayor, for recognizing Houston Public Works employees! ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿšง๐Ÿ’ง
03/22/2021

Thank you, Mayor, for recognizing Houston Public Works employees! ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿšง๐Ÿ’ง

03/19/2021

#HouPublicWorks employees are committed to #PublicService! #NowHiring a Chemist ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ”ฌ to join our #Houston Water team as we continue to create a strong foundation for #Houston to thrive! Apply now: https://bit.ly/3r1YWfL ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘ #JoinUs

03/18/2021

#ThankfulThursday ๐Ÿ™ for amazing engineers like Biplop Dhakal who was recently recognized for his dedication to providing excellent service always with a can-do attitude! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚ #HouPublicWorks

#HouPublicWorks hopes you have a lucky day! #StPatricksDay #LuckoftheIrish
03/17/2021

#HouPublicWorks hopes you have a lucky day! #StPatricksDay #LuckoftheIrish

#HouPublicWorks hopes you have a lucky day! #StPatricksDay #LuckoftheIrish

๐Ÿ’ง It's Fix-a-Leak Week! You can attend today's FREE workshop to learn how to fix common water leaks & save money! ๐Ÿ’ต Regi...
03/17/2021

๐Ÿ’ง It's Fix-a-Leak Week! You can attend today's FREE workshop to learn how to fix common water leaks & save money! ๐Ÿ’ต
Register here: https://bit.ly/fixaleakworkshops2021 ๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘ #WaterWednesday #ValueWater #Conservation

๐Ÿ’ง It's Fix-a-Leak Week! You can attend today's FREE workshop to learn how to fix common water leaks & save money! ๐Ÿ’ต
Register here: https://bit.ly/fixaleakworkshops2021 ๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘ #WaterWednesday #ValueWater #Conservation

Join Houston Obo  and @TSRCoalition TODAY @11AM to learn how your business can build their safety culture. Register: htt...
03/16/2021

Join Houston Obo and @TSRCoalition TODAY @11AM to learn how your business can build their safety culture. Register: https://conta.cc/3uOyRnf
๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšš๐Ÿšฆ #TransportationTuesday #HouStreets #VisionZeroHOU #fleetsafety #SafetyFirst

Join Houston Obo and @TSRCoalition TODAY @11AM to learn how your business can build their safety culture. Register: https://conta.cc/3uOyRnf
๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšš๐Ÿšฆ #TransportationTuesday #HouStreets #VisionZeroHOU #fleetsafety #SafetyFirst

#MondayMotivation is learning to find & fix common ๐Ÿ’ง leaks in your ๐Ÿก. Register for our FREE virtual workshops March 16 &...
03/15/2021

#MondayMotivation is learning to find & fix common ๐Ÿ’ง leaks in your ๐Ÿก. Register for our FREE virtual workshops March 16 & 18 to help save๐Ÿ’ฒ
https://bit.ly/fixaleakworkshops2021
EPA WaterSense #FixALeak #ValueWater #HouWater

#MondayMotivation is learning to find & fix common ๐Ÿ’ง leaks in your ๐Ÿก. Register for our FREE virtual workshops March 16 & 18 to help save๐Ÿ’ฒ
https://bit.ly/fixaleakworkshops2021
EPA WaterSense #FixALeak #ValueWater #HouWater

#ThankYou ๐Ÿ™ Chick-fil-A Westheimer & Kirkwood and Chick-fil-A Memorial & Dairy Ashford for recognizing our hard working ...
03/12/2021

#ThankYou ๐Ÿ™ Chick-fil-A Westheimer & Kirkwood and Chick-fil-A Memorial & Dairy Ashford for recognizing our hard working #HouPublicWorks employees! They appreciated a great meal & are honored to serve #Houston as the City recovers from the Winter Storm๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘ #Gratitude #Teamwork

03/11/2021
Richard Cheri kudos

#ThankfulThursday ๐Ÿ™ for Houston Permitting Center employees like Richard Cheri who was recently recognized for taking ownership & providing amazing customer service! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚#HouPermits #CustomerService

CC:
Richard Cheri
Graduate Engineer, Houston Permitting Center
City employee for 2 years
Originally from New Orleans
Favorite restaurant: Turkey Leg Hut

#ThankYou to the #Heights community for participating at our bike pop-up to help us create #SafeStreets. Join #HouPublic...
03/09/2021

#ThankYou to the #Heights community for participating at our bike pop-up to help us create #SafeStreets. Join #HouPublicWorks and the Houston Planning & Development Department for another pop-up event Saturday, March 13 in the #SecondWard on Commerce Street๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ‘ #TransportationTuesday #HouStreets #HoustonBikePlan

03/08/2021
International Women's Day 2021

We are proud to recognize the amazing women of #HouPublicWorks who keep #Houston moving, growing, and flowing on #InternationalWomensDay ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ˜€#WomensHistoryMonth

03/03/2021

This Sunday, March 7, marks two years since a bus driver hit and killed David Loya while he was riding his bike on the Heights Blvd bike lane. Join us for a pop-up intersection redesign and memoriam at Heights Blvd and 8th which will demonstrate safer intersections using temporary materials. #visionzerohou #transportationtuesday

๐ŸšงHAPPENING NOW ๐Ÿšง #HouPublicWorks crews are repairing a sinkhole above a wastewater line in #SouthwestHouston. Two northb...
03/03/2021

๐ŸšงHAPPENING NOW ๐Ÿšง #HouPublicWorks crews are repairing a sinkhole above a wastewater line in #SouthwestHouston. Two northbound lanes of S. Post Oak are blocked near Gasmer. Please slow down for workers. Detour Map: http://bit.ly/sinkholedetour ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘#RoadWork #HouStreets

๐Ÿ‘A HUGE SHOUT OUT to #HouPublicWorks employees Gwen Alexander & Dennis Lawhorn who worked around the โฐ to process & dist...
03/02/2021

๐Ÿ‘A HUGE SHOUT OUT to #HouPublicWorks employees Gwen Alexander & Dennis Lawhorn who worked around the โฐ to process & distribute bottled water ๐Ÿ’งacross #Houston after the Winter Storm. #ThankYou for your hard work & public service ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™ #PublicService #TransportationTuesday #OneTeam

๐Ÿ‘A HUGE SHOUT OUT to #HouPublicWorks employees Gwen Alexander & Dennis Lawhorn who worked around the โฐ to process & distribute bottled water ๐Ÿ’งacross #Houston after the Winter Storm. #ThankYou for your hard work & public service ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™ #PublicService #TransportationTuesday #OneTeam

02/26/2021

#HouPublicWorks employees are committed to #PublicService! We're looking for an Assistant Director to join our #Transportation team as we continue to create a strong foundation for #Houston to thrive! Apply now: https://bit.ly/2ZRhrrW ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘ #NowHiring #joinus

02/25/2021
THANK YOU!

๐Ÿ™ A HUGE THANK YOU to our #HouPublicWorks volunteers who handed out over 3 MILLION ๐Ÿ˜ฒ bottles of water to the #Houston community. We will recover stronger than before! ๐Ÿ™Œ#HoustonStrong #WinterStorm

CC: Houston Public Works volunteered for the city's water distribution for Houston residents.

TOGETHER - we create a strong foundation for Houston to thrive.
TOGETHER - we'll heal as a city.

#HoustonStrong

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