About Public Works

Maintaining a safe, forward-thinking and sustainable community for all residents living and working in Anne Arundel County.


We reimagine the delivery of essential public services so that our communities can enjoy a high quality of life.


Leading our County to a sustainable and inclusive future.


Service - Efficiently deliver and perform essential services with empathy and equity
Innovation - Seek understanding and develop unique expertise to advance the mission
Protection - Safeguard the current and future needs of residents, employees and the environment
Collaboration - Create solutions together through transparency and engagement

Core Services

  • Ensures safe drinking water
  • Enhances wastewater treatment
  • Recycles, collects trash, and disposes of waste
  • Maintains, manages, and operates the road and bridge network
  • Designs and constructs capital improvements
  • Provides innovative environmental restoration projects