Public Works


The Public Works Department serves the residents and businesses of Denison by:

  • Collecting and transporting solid waste and recyclables,
  • Treating both potable water and wastewater,
  • Protecting the City's infrastructure and our environment through pretreatment and stormwater programs,
  • Maintaining and repairing water distribution and sewer collection infrastructure,
  • Maintaining and repairing the City's streets and signage, and
  • Maintaining the City's fleet and facilities.
This work is accomplished by a total of approximately 100 employees at the direction of 4 managers.

Automated trash collection beginning April 1, 2019. Please click here for more information!

Contact Information

To report a pothole, water leak, or other damage or if you have other questions during regular business hours, please contact the Public Works Department by calling (903) 465-2720 x 2451 or submitting an online work order request.

If you are contacting us for routine service requests outside of our normal business hours or on a holiday, please leave a message or submit an online work order request.

For after-hours emergencies, please dial (903) 465-2422.