Public WorksEric Lindman, P.E. - Director of Public Works & Utilities

The Department of Public Works & Utilities consists of six divisions: EngineeringStreet Construction and MaintenanceInspections & Zoning, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Parking, and Wausau Waterworks.

Phone numbers:

  • Engineering 715-261-6740
  • Street Construction & Maintenance 715-261-6960
  • Inspections & Zoning 715-261-6780
  • GIS 715-261-6757
  • Parking 715-261-6765
  • Wausau Waterworks (Water & Wastewater) 715-261-6530

The Department of Public Works & Utilities is responsible for all of the city owned infrastructure within the road right-of-way throughout the City of Wausau.  Major facilities include streets, sidewalks, storm sewer, wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, sanitary sewer pipe and manholes, water pipe, fire hydrants and water storage tanks.  The Department is responsible for maintenance of all of these facilities that residents and visitors use every day.  There are over 100 employees within the Department.  The Department has an average operating annual budget of approximately $19.9 million.