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Public Works

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining and managing the City’s streets, sidewalks, water systems, sewer systems, and natural gas systems.  They perform the following jobs, duties, and tasks:

  • Maintenance of City-owned property and buildings
  • Maintenance of City parks and playgrounds within the City of Sweeny
  • Maintenance of City streets, alleys, sidewalks, and other public right-of-ways
  • Maintenance of trees, grass, shrubs, and other landscaping on City property
  • General setup, traffic control, and clean up of civic events
  • Local street maintenance including road grading, traffic signs
  • Oversees the supply, storage, and distribution of natural gas
  • Maintenance of City-owned equipment
  • Code enforcement
Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule 2023 - Tentative depending on weather and water system factors:
Flushing happens at night.
Dead-end flushing dates (performed monthly):
  • April 10 - 14
  • May 15 - 19
  • July 10 - 14
  • August 14 - 18
  • October 16 - 20
  • November 13 - 17
City-wide flushing dates (performed quarterly): 
*City-wide flushing can last more than one night.
  • March 9
  • June 8
  • September 14
  • December 14
Water Sampling:
  • Bac-T (E-coli and Coliform testing) - tested monthly, reported to TCEQ quarterly
  • Lead & Copper testing - conducted in first half and second half of the calendar year. At least 40 samples collected. Next round of lead and copper test collection to begin in May 2023.
  • Annual water quality reports can be accessed by following this link to Texas Drinking Water Watch: 
Once you access the Texas Drinking Water Watch website, you will enter the following information to access consumer confidence data:
  • Activity Status - ACTIVE
  • Principal County Served: BRAZORIA
  • Water System Type: COMMUNITY
  • Primary Source Water Type: GROUND WATER
  • You will enter this water system number on the next page to generate consumer confidence report: TX0200009
Contact Us

Physical Address:
209 W. Second Street
Sweeny, TX  77480

Business Hours: (979) 548-3321 
After Hours: (979) 548-3111

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