1702 West Fox Street | (575) 885.6262




"Public Works and Utilities Department are working together for a Better Carlsbad!"


 Capital Improvement Plan for Water, Wastewater, and Roadways

 Capital Improvement Plan Appendix A

 Completed Street Improvement Map



The City of Carlsbad Public Works Department provides maintenance for one hundred sixty two (162) miles of city streets, one hundred forty seven (147) pieces of rolling stock, fourteen hundred (1,400) acres of parks, two (2) golf courses, and forty (40) city buildings and other structures. In addition, the Public Works Department provides renovation services for City facilities, as well as construction services for numerous in-house projects.


The department is responsible for several areas of City services, including:

In the area of utilities, the Public Works Department provides safe drinking water, sewer collection, wastewater treatment, refuse collection and disposal and recycling collection services for the City.  Additionally, the Public Works Department provides drinking water services to La Huerta and non-potable water to commercial and industrial operations around Maljamar, NM, including Brantley Lake State Park and the WIPP site.






Director of Public Works 
 Pat Cass
Email: pjcass_at_cityofcarlsbadnm_dot_com
Phone: (575) 885-6262
Director of Utilities
 Wes Nichols
Email: wwnichols_at_cityofcarlsbadnm_dot_com
Phone: (575) 885-6262