Public Works

The City of Dyersville's Public Works Department covers three areas: city water, waste water treatment, and street services. From water quality to snow removal, the Public Works Department maintains and improves infrastructure for all of Dyersville's residences and businesses.

How We Work Video

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa. In this episode, head to Dyersville, home to 4,000 residents and the Field of Dreams. Hear how they're empowering front-line crews with the tools and authority necessary to efficiently maintain 10,000 infrastructure assets. With 33 percent less employees compared to similar communities, City Administrator Mick Michel explains why this small community is big on tech, and how they're using data to spend smarter, increase efficiency, and improve transparency with citizens and council. 

Water Operators


Water Operators work with all aspects of city water including:
  • Hydrant flushing
  • Meters
  • Quality issues
  • Testing
  • Water towers
  • Wells

Waste Water Operators


Waste Water Operators deal with the Waste Water Treatment Plant and anything related to sewage, manholes, sewer lines, and more.

Street Department Operators


Street Department Operators cover a range of street-related tasks, including:
  • Grass and park mowing
  • Snow removal
  • Street cleaning
  • Street repairs
  • Tree trimming