The Operations Department oversees all physical assets, management practices, policies, and personnel necessary for government to provide and sustain structures and services essential to the welfare and quality of life for its citizens. The Department is made up of three major Divisions - Public Works, Utilities, and Equipment and Facilities Maintenance.

Public Works


  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Water and Sewer
  • Stormwater Management

Equipment and Facilities Maintenance

  • Facility and Grounds Maintenance
  • Fleet and Equipment Maintenance

If you have questions about available services, please email the Department of Operations or call Town Hall at 301-934-8421.

Sustainable Purchasing Policy

Town of La Plata Sustainable Purchasing Policy (PDF): The Town of La Plata recognizes its responsibility to minimize negative impacts on the environment. The Town will make its best efforts to procure materials, products or services in a manner that integrates fiscal responsibility, community, and environmental stewardship.

Water / Sewer Emergency

For after-hour water or sewer emergencies, call 301-932-3870.