Public Works

The Public Works Department is primarily responsible for the operation and maintenance of City streets, buildings and grounds, fleet and equipment, snow removal, water distribution and wastewater collection, drainage, and the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

City parks are operated by the Mt. Shasta Recreation and Parks District.
 

Operations

From time to time, the City may be required to temporarily chlorinate the drinking water system in accordance with State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water Permit Amendment 01-01-17 (P) 003A.

The Permit Amendment states that the City shall contact Division of Drinking Water (DOW) Redding Field Office within 24 hours and activate emergency chlorination when the following condition occurs:

  • The City violates the E. coli Maximum Contaminant Level.

Additionally, the City shall contact DOW Redding Field Office within 24 hours and activate emergency chlorination if directed by DOW Redding Field Office when any of the following conditions occur:

  • The City gets two or more total coliform positive bacteriological samples in a single month; or,
  • The City fails to take all required repeat samples after any single total coliform-positive routine sample.

 Additionally, the City shall activate emergency chlorination for any reason at any time when directed to do so by the State Water Board, Division of Drinking Water.

During any emergency chlorination event, the City shall continue chlorination of its distribution system until receiving written permission to cease from the State Water Board, Division of Drinking Water.

Staff Contacts

Public Works Director
530-926-7526
Public Works Supervisor
530-926-7528
Chief Plant Operator
530-926-7535
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
530-926-7535
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
530-926-7535
Senior Maintenance Worker - Utilities
530-926-7510
Senior Maintenance Worker - Streets
530-926-7510
Maintenance Worker
530-926-7510
Maintenance Worker
530-926-7510
Maintenance Worker
530-926-7510
Maintenance Worker
530-926-7510
Maintenance Worker
530-926-7510
Mechanic
530-926-7510