Public Works


The mission of the Department of Public Works is to maintain city streets, water and sewer utilities, garbage and recycling collection, and traffic signals. The department also provides accessible, secure, and properly maintained facilities, environmentally responsible drainage management, and effective street maintenance and traffic controls to insure the safety of the citizens and employees of Piperton.
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Our vision is to provide community responsive services in a cost efficient manner with a work force that is diverse, committed, motivated, and empowered. We believe the employees of the City of Piperton are our most valuable resource. Each employee’s contribution is the key to success.

Core Values

Respect - We will be fair, tolerant, patient, courteous, and value diversity.

Trust - We will do the right thing with honesty, openness, integrity, and impartiality.

Teamwork - We are all one team united in the constant pursuit of our purpose. We will promote a spirit cooperative effort from all employees within the organization.

Communication - We will give and accept open, honest, timely, and constructive information.

Responsibility - We will be accountable for our actions and deliver on our commitments to our customers and co-workers.


Public Works has after-hours on-call personnel to handle any type of water or sewer emergency. When problems arise Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., call (901) 853-4830 x1. For any type of emergency after hours, please call (901) 316-8726.

Always call before you dig, it's the law!

One free, easy call gets your utility lines marked AND helps protect you from injury and expense. Call 811 or click the image below for more information.
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