Public Works will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day on Monday January 20th. 

SERVICES AVAILABLE: 

Snowfighting Crews will be working this weekend  Recycling will be picked up  Parking is free at on street meters and in city owned garages & lots. (see parkburlington.com for all downtown parking options) • For any urgent water-related questions, please call 802-863-4501 (24/7). 

 
Department of Public Works

History

The Burlington Water Resources Division has a long and storied past--take a peek at history of important events and our more detailed chronology through 1970.   

Archival Photo Water

See the video recording of our talk Burlington Flowing (Water’s complex journey from tap to sewer to lake and beyond) or take a look at the recording of our presentation (presentation pdf) on the history of our water resource systems and our present day challenges.  See Burlington Geographic for more interesting talks on Burlington.