Public Works provides essential services to the residents of Upton in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Through its dedicated employees, the Department of Public Works (DPW) plans, designs, constructs, operates, maintains, and manages all physical facilities necessary for the preservation of infrastructure in order to provide for the health, safety, welfare, and convenience for our residents as well as succeeding generations.
Public Works employees continuously and vigilantly assure:
Safe clean drinking water
Protection against flooding
Efficient wastewater collection and treatment
Safe and adequate transportation systems
Accessible athletic and recreational facilities
The Upton Public Works Department renders services to all citizens in the areas of:
Highway maintenance and construction
Snow and ice operations
Drinking water treatment and distribution
Wastewater collection and treatment
Flood prevention - Stormwater collection system construction and maintenance
Parks, Cemetery, and Forestry maintenance
The department provides its own administration and equipment maintenance.