CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700

Haltom City

PUBLIC WORKS


haltom city accredited agency apwaThe Department of Public Works consists of Engineering, Street & Utility Construction, Street Maintenance, Water & Sewer Maintenance, Water Production & Testing, Storm Water Drainage Maintenance & Environmental Services.

Among its goals are to ensure that all public improvements are designed and built in accordance with City standards and accepted engineering and construction practices.

In 2009 the Haltom City Public Works Department was awarded full accreditation by the American Public Works Association.

Public Works
Municipal Services Center
4200 Hollis St.
Haltom City, TX 76111
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Information
817-834-9036
After Hrs. Emergencies
817-222-7000

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Divisions of Public Works

  • Building Maintenance

    The Division of Building Maintenance is responsible for the timely repair of the City's facilities and internal equipment. This includes a variety of tasks including minor plumbing, air conditioning, electrical, and carpentry work and provides preventative maintenance on building systems.

  • Engineering

    Engineering is contained within its own department, but is headquartered and runs out of the Municipal Services Center located on Hollis Street. It's prime responsibility is the review, permitting and inspection of all private development projects (non City initiated) to insure compliance with all City specifications and requirements. These projects involve the public infrastructure and include street construction, traffic control, storm drainage, construction and repair of water lines and sewer facilities. The department supervises the design and construction of capital improvement projects and construction inspection of these projects.

    Specific activities include assistance in planning and zoning functions, review of public works plans, street and drainage design, flood plain mapping and management, water distribution and wastewater collection design, and special projects. The engineering department is also responsible for the coordination and management of the City Storm Water Utility Program.

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  • Environmental Services

    The Environmental Services Division is responsible for industrial pretreatment program, the illicit discharge detection and elimination program, grease control program, the mosquito (vector) control program...along with industrial, commercial and residential inspections for environmental compliance and possible code enforcement. In coordination with the City Engineer and state/local agencies the Environmental Services Division also monitors and helps provides public education about storm water run-off and pollution prevention.

  • Stormwater Drainage

    The Division of Stormwater Drainage is responsible for removing excessive vegetation, debris, sediment, and obstruction in the City’s open waterways, flood control ponds, bridges, and culverts. It also inspects, cleans and rehabilitates the City’s storm sewer pipes and inlets.

  • Street Maintenance

    The City's Street Maintenance Division is responsible for maintenance of the City’s street infrastructure, which includes crack sealing, cleaning and sweeping of streets, pavement markings, curb and gutter repairs, and the development of maintenance and repair strategies. This division is also responsible for the maintenance and installation of traffic signals, school flashers, street signs, mowing of city lots and right-of-ways, and traffic counts.

    The street division utilizes the services of contractors to help in the process of milling and overlaying streets and assists in the reclaiming of streets.

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  • Street/Utility Construction

    This Division is responsible for the replacement of water and sewer facilities, reconstruction of streets, as well as demolition and cleanup projects.

    An assessment of Haltom City streets was conducted in 1994 and again in 2005. The data is used to establish a comprehensive street improvement plan.

  • Water Production & Testing

    Since the late 1980’s, Haltom City has purchased all drinking water from the City of Fort Worth. In order to provide a daily average demand of 8 million gallons, the City currently has a storage capacity of 12 million gallons and a pumping capacity of 14,000 gallons per minute (20 million gallons per day). The safe drinking water act establishes standards for all drinking water, which include the daily monitoring of chlorine residual, pH, and daily sampling for bacteriology. Recent improvements include a supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA) installed in 1999/2000 to monitor the City’s water distribution system. Water production is also responsible for the cross connection control program.

  • Water/Waste Water Maintenance

    In addition to routine maintenance of the water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems and fire hydrants, the Division of Water/Waste Water Maintenance responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day to repair broken water mains and clear plugged sanitary sewer mains. Another program responsibility for this division is the comprehensive evaluation and repair of the City’s sanitary sewer collection system. The department also cleans more than ½ million feet of sanitary sewer mains annually.

    For after hours emergencies call 817-281-1000.

  • 5024 Broadway Ave.
  • Haltom City, Texas 76117
  • 817-222-7700