Public Works

The Public Works Department is dedicated to planning, developing and maintaining the County’s infrastructure, solid waste program, facilities, benefit districts and other services in a manner which provides safe travel for the general public and enhances the quality of life in Riley County.

Public Notices / Road Construction

Find out about current Public Notices and construction projects in Riley County on our Road Construction Projects page.


Sewer and Water district information and resources.

Dust Reduction Application

Completed the Dust Reduction Application and return to the Public Works Admininstrative Office along with the fee by April 30, 2023.

  1. Don't throw old medications in the trash

    Here’s a quick and easy way to help the environment in the New Year – dispose of medications properly to keep them out of our water. Bring expired or unwanted medications to Household Hazardous Waste, free of charge. No sharps, chemotherapy, or inhalers. Read on...
  2. Public Works Buildings and Equipment Damaged in June 11 Storm

    An outbuilding that sheltered vehicles and equipment for the Noxious Weed Division sustained the most damage, with an estimated loss of $2.7 million to the structure and equipment. Read on...
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