About Public Works

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


The Department of Public Works provides services to ensure safe drinking water; to enhance wastewater treatment; to efficiently recycle, collect trash, and dispose of waste; to maintain, manage, and operate the County's road and bridge network; to design and construct County infrastructure; and to provide innovative environmental restoration projects that maintain a high quality of life for residents and visitors of Anne Arundel County.

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