The Public Works Department provides for the operation and maintenance of the City's infrastructure systems. The Public Works Department consists of multiple divisions which include Streets,Utilities, Water Reclamation Facility, and Airport. The Public Works Department provides, among other things, safe and serviceable roadways, clean drinking water, and collection and treatment of sanitary sewer. Thirty fulltime employees and one part-time employee provide the department's service delivery in order to reach the mission of operating, maintaining, and improving the infrastructure systems in the most fiscally responsible fashion, while protecting public safety and maximizing customer satisfaction.
- Municipal Water Restrictions — 5/15/2013
- Water restrictions begin May 1st and remain in effect through September 30th. Thank you for your cooperation.
- Compost Site — 4/30/2013
- The Compost site is scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.
The City of Faribault maintains a compost site at 214 NE 14th Street, behind the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Check the signs for designated dumping areas. The compost site will open on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. for the season. Hours of service are: Monday 1:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday 1:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The site is closed on Holidays.
Rice County also maintains a compost-recycling center. You can call the county's Recycling Hotline at 507-332-6833 or check www.co.rice.mn.us/waste/yardwaste.php for other composting information and options.
- Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report — 4/4/2013