Since 1960, The American Public Works Association has sponsored
National Public Works Week. Across North America, Public Works Departments use this week to energize and educate the public on the importance of public works to their daily lives: planning, building, managing, and operating infrastructure at the heart of our local communities to improve everyday quality of life.
Stay tuned for planned activities for 2024!
From 'Adopt a Worm' to 'Salmon in the Classroom', there are many different lessons, projects and programs we bring to you. Browse through our selection of topics that focus on Sewer, Stormwater, and Recycling and Waste.
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Take a tour of our facilities and learn how Public Works is caring for your every day.
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We have a great activity book that helps children learn about what Public Works does to serve our community. It includes coloring pages, word finds, crosswords and many other activities.
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How much do you know about Public Works? Take our short quiz and learn about some of the things Public Works does every day. Go to the Public Works Game Show online or get started below!
Our Elementary Tour Day for grades 3-5 is temporarily on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out this video from 2019 for an inside look as students enjoy a tour and activities at the Public Works Annex.
Ever wonder what happens when you flush the toilet?
.Join Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder on a tour of the Central Kitsap Wastewater Treatment Plant and get a look at how the facility and personnel are working to keep Puget Sound clean.
Commissioner's Corner May 2019 Central Kitsap Wastewater Treatment Plant from BKAT TV on Vimeo.
Commissioner Rob Gelder meets up with crews in the Kitsap County Public Works Road Department to learn about all the areas they are responsible for maintaining, and even gets hands-on experience on a paving project.
Commissioner's Corner August 2019 "Kitsap County Road Department" from BKAT TV on Vimeo.
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