Public Works

*** Please direct all snow and ice complaints to the non-emergency line of the Agawam Police Department 413-786-4767. ***

2021 Connection Deadline, apply before: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Public Works is to supply safe, reliable, quality drinking water to the residents of Agawam at a reasonable cost while providing the fire flows and hydrants necessary for fire protection and affordable insurance. Subsequently, our mission includes the removal and treatment of wastewater from all building in a manner that protects the public health and safeguards of the environment. 


The Department also strives to keep the streets passable in all weather conditions so that people may carry on their daily lives safely,  with minimal interruptions, inconvenience and delay. We also attempt to maintain the streets in good condition, addressing defects and deterioration before they become serious.

Land Maintenance

We are charged with the maintenance of all municipal land and it is our goal to care for the landscaping and municipal grounds in a manner that contributes to the aesthetics of the community and to provide the play fields required by the school's athletic and the Town's recreation programs so that their events may be scheduled with a reasonable degree of certainty on properly dimensioned fields, maintained in a safe condition.

Trash Collection

 The DPW oversees the collection and disposal of solid waste and recyclables from 1 to 4 family homes in a way that is environmentally responsible and meets the needs of the citizens in an efficient and economical manner.