Public Works Department
Department of Public Works Mission:
To provide exceptional community service and protection of the environment.
Keene Public Works provides quality management of transportation, water, wastewater, storm water and solid waste infrastructure for Keene residents and visitors. In addition, the PWD provides community education and resource planning. The Department strives to provide the highest level of environmentally sensitive, efficient, and economical service to the community.
Maintenance and repair of the City’s vehicles and equipment
Maintenance of the water and wastewater distribution and collection systems
Solid waste management, including recycling
Street and bridge design and maintenance, including sweeping, paving, snow removal, line painting and general upkeep
Street and traffic sign maintenance
Wastewater collection and treatment
Water supply treatment, protection and distribution
The Summer/Fall 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule is now available.
Public Works Staff:
Kürt Blomquist, Keene Public Work Director/ Emergency Management Director
Donna Hanscom, Assistant Public Works Director/Laboratory Manager
Duncan Watson, Assistant Public Works Director/Solid Waste Manager, Recycling Coordinator
William Byrne, Highway Superintendent
Tom Moran, Utilities Maintenance Manager
Aaron Costa, Operations Manager, Water and Wastewater Treatment