Public Works

The Department of Public Works is responsible for managing and maintaining all services related to our resources. From compost to water renewal, and waste management to renewable energy, everything done is for the betterment of our community.

Trash & Recycling

Learn more about Curb It, our trash, recycling, compost, household hazardous waste and other waste disposal program.

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Street Lights

View the street light map, view requirements and report outages.

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Flood Response

In Boise, there is a specific response management in place, depending on where the flooding is occurring.

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Utility Billing Services

Pay your utility bill and make adjustments to your account.

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We Bring Water Back to Life

Water Renewal Services gives new life to used water. What is used water? It’s every drop of water that goes down the drain, toilet or sink. We renew nearly 10 billion gallons of water annually, returning it clean and clear to the Boise River.

Learn About Water Renewal Services

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Boise WaterShed

Boise WaterShed

Located at the West Boise Water Renewal Facility, the Boise WaterShed introduces you to water protection and conservation through hands-on exhibits and the largest concentration of public art in the state of Idaho!

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