Operations & Maintenance

COVID-19 NOTICE:  Following recommendations to slow the speed of transmission of COVID-19, the City closed many of its facilities to the public through at least May 4, but will continue to provide essential services to our community. See below for Public Works Department Division contact information:

COVID – 19 UPDATE – Thursday, April 2, 2020

Note:  The below Inspection activities are currently suspended due to the recent "Stay Home, Stay Healthy order"  See above COVID19 - 4/2/2020 Update link above.

  1. Operations & Maintenance
  2. engineering
  • Staff is available to respond by phone at 206-842-1212 or email at pwom@bainbridgewa.gov

  • As part of our usual process, please call 911 for emergencies and after hours. Report non-emergencies through SeeClickFix.
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WATER MAIN FLUSHING NOTICE 2020

The City of Bainbridge Island utility crews will begin routine annual flushing of City water mains in the Winslow and Fletcher Bay areas starting on Monday, March 9, 2020.  Click here for more information. 


Responsibilities

The City of Bainbridge Island Public Works Operations and Maintenance Division is responsible for operating and maintaining the City’s water, sewer, storm, street, fleet, and facilities infrastructure. These activities are performed according to local, state, and federal regulations to protect the environment, safeguard public health, and preserve the physical assets of the City.

To view current and/or past projects, please click on “City Projects

The division has personnel on call 24/7/365, to provide first response to:

  • Emergency and unforeseen events including City utility emergencies
  • Wind and rain storms
  • Snow and ice events

All personnel are cross-trained to handle peak load and emergency events. In addition to these ongoing responsibilities, the division manages small projects and provides engineering, capital, and development support to improve city public works and utilities infrastructure.