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Public Works

The Box Elder Public Works Department is made up of five divisions, Streets, Parks, Water, Sanitary Sewer and Fleet & Vehicle Maintenance.  The Street Department is responsible for street maintenance for over 33 miles of gravel and paved streets.  Maintenance consists of pothole patching, graveling blading, mowing along the rural road sections, storm sewer maintenance, establishing maintenance plans and schedules, and snow plowing. The Parks Department is responsible for care, maintenance, and improvements to the nine City parks.

The Water Department oversees the operation of the City’s water wells (water production), and the water distribution system which consists of piping, water storage tanks, pump stations, and pressure reducing stations.  The water system consists of over 78 miles of buried water mains varying in size from 4” to 16”, thousands of feet of water service lines, three water wells, four water storage tanks, 465 fire hydrants and 580 valves necessary to operate the system.  The Sewer Department oversees the sanitary sewer collection system which consists of over 48 miles of sewer collection main varying in size from 8” to 42”,  over 965 manholes and one sewer lift station.    All five divisions are responsible for establishing maintenance and improvement plans for their departments and well as assisting with budgeting.

To report a water emergency; 

Please call 605-939-5208