Public Works

The Public Works Department provides a wide range of essential community services that improve quality of life here in Eureka.  The 74 full-time employees of the Department are committed to making Eureka a beautiful, livable and sustainable city.  The Department is divided into four main divisions:

  • Engineering, which includes Transportation, Stormwater, and Street/Alley Maintenance
  • Field Operations, which includes Fleet Management, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Code Enforcement
  • Building Safety
  • Utilities Operations, which includes Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, and Source Control.

Please call (707) 441-4203 to report a water or sewer issue during business hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Water and sewer emergencies can be reported after hours on the non emergency dispatch line at (707) 441-4044.



Director of Public Works

Brian Gerving

(707) 441-4152


Administrative Technician

Kristin Galt

(707) 441-4203

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Contact Us

Eureka City Hall
531 K Street - Third Floor
Eureka, CA 95501-1146

OFFICE HOURS: Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
For after hour emergencies please contact the Eureka Police and Fire Dispatch Center: 707-441-4044

PHONE: (707) 441-4203

Department E-mail:

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