Engineering and Public Works

Message from the Engineer


Welcome to the web page for the premier Public Works staff in the Midwest! The public servants in this organization strive day and night to provide the highest level of service possible to the great citizens of our beautiful city. So every time you pull out of your driveway, turn on your faucet, or flush your toilet, an Athens Public Works employee worked behind the scenes to make it possible. As we strive to provide ever-improving service, please contact us with any questions or concerns.
  1. Safe Routes to School, Grant Street Sidewalk Project

    The Contractor for the Safe Routes to School project on Grant Street will be transitioning to Phase 2 of the project on Monday, July 13. Read on...
  2. Ohio Ave./Wallace Dr./ 60 Morris Ave. Planned Water Outage 7/8/2020

    The City of Athens announces that Ohio Ave. (from Wallace Dr. to Watt St.), Wallace Dr., and 60 Morris Ave. will experience a loss of water service beginning at 8 A.M. on Wednesday, July 8th for approximately 8 hours. Read on...
  3. 2019-20 Consumer Confidence Report is now available online

    Since 1894, the City of Athens has depended on ground water for its public drinking water source. Ground water is stored beneath the earth’s surface in geological formations called aquifers. Water is pumped out of the aquifer by wells. Read on...