City of Fort Lauderdale Public Works Department - About
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America
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Public Works Department


The Public Works Department's mission is "to achieve total customer satisfaction by providing quality public services." These public services include all water, wastewater, and stormwater activities throughout the City of Fort Lauderdale and several adjacent communities. All sanitation operations in the City are covered as well. In addition to operating and maintaining the facilities associated with these services, the department maintains all city-owned buildings, public streets and rights-of-way. This department, the largest provider of infrastructure service in Broward County, employs more than 500 professionals who currently serve a population of 300,000.

The department is organized into three divisions: