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St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works and Wastewater

Mission Statement
The St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works' mission is to provide the best possible roads and storm drainage systems to ensure the safety and security of parish residents and their properties. (Wastewater mission statement coming soon.)

Contact Information
St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works
Phone: (985) 783-5102 | Fax: (985) 725-2250
E-mail: General inquiry e-mail address coming soon

St. Charles Parish Department of Wastewater
Wastewater Director L.J. Brady
Phone: (985) 783-5100 | Fax: (985) 725-2253
E-mail: General inquiry e-mail address coming soon

Office Location
100 River Oaks Drive
Destrehan, LA 70047

Public Works East Bank Yard
168 Trosclair Lane
New Sarpy, LA 70078
(985) 764-9531

Public Works West Bank Yard
166 Scorpio Street
Hahnville, LA 70057
(985) 783-5070

Emergency Operations Center (After-Hours): (985) 783-5050

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Public Works Maintenance Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wastewater Maintenance Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Public Works and Wastewater Staff Directory

Latest Reports, Videos and Documents

Public Works maintains and improves critical parishwide infrastructure, including oads, storm water pumping and grass cutting on parish property and rights-of-way.
  • Public Works maintains over 195 miles of roads of varying surfaces such as concrete, asphalt and limestone.
  • Public Works maintains over 390 miles of drainage ditches / subsurface drainage and over 50 miles of major conveyance canals.
  • Public Works maintains and implements improvements to 49 pumping stations.
  • The St. Charles Parish pumping network consists of 115 pumps (electric, diesel, natural gas and hydraulic) with a capacity of over 3.6 million gallons per minute.
  • Seventeen pumping stations are equipped with telemetry.
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre gives an update on parish activities and levee construction.
Get a full update on the status of the St. Charles Parish West Bank Hurricane Protection levee in this update.
The council will take up items related to speed limit on Lakewood Drive and term limits on the library board.
The Parish of St. Charles hereby advertises bids for this construction project.
The St. Charles Parish Council will hear zoning petitions and will decide to put charter changes on this fall's ballot.

Last updated: 7/25/2014 3:47:53 PM