Public Works

Public Works employees

Public Works runs a diverse set of programs and services divided into two main areas: 

Public Works Engineering (PWE)

PWE oversees the planning, designing and construction of the following city infrastructure systems:

  • Sanitary sewer collection
  • Stormwater collection
  • Transportation, including roads
  • Water supply and distribution

Public Works Operations (PWO)

PWO is responsible for Issaquah's:

  • Road system - installing and repairing signs and signals, mowing shoulders and keeping our streets clean and safe
  • Sewer utility - operating a system that interfaces with King County waste processing
  • Stormwater system - maintaining culverts, creeks and ditches
  • Water utility - producing, distributing and maintaining clean water