Engineering and Public Works

Message from the Engineer


Welcome to the web page for the premier Public Works staff in the Midwest! The public servants in this organization strive day and night to provide the highest level of service possible to the great citizens of our beautiful city. So every time you pull out of your driveway, turn on your faucet, or flush your toilet, an Athens Public Works employee worked behind the scenes to make it possible. As we strive to provide ever-improving service, please contact us with any questions or concerns.
  1. Guidance for Businesses Re-opening & Water Flushing

    As the State of Ohio initiates its Responsible Restart Ohio approach to COVID-19, The City of Athens is providing the following guidance to homeowners and business owners as they begin to reoccupy properties. Read on...
  2. Hocking River - River Level

    With spring rains upon us, the City of Athens would like to share a link to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) gauging station near the Stimson Avenue Bridge. Read on...
  3. Columbia Gas Line Replacement: Fort Street and Fairview Avenue Area

    Columbia Gas main line replacement work is planned to begin the week of January 6, 2020 in the Fort Street and Fairview Avenue area of the City. Read on...