Public Works

Public WorksPublic Works

Public Works is in charge of the city's streets, water, storm sewer, and park departments.

Street Department

The City of Sterling has 10.5 miles of asphalt paved roads and 7.4 miles of dirt roads.

Water Department

There are 17.5 miles of water lines in various sizes throughout the city and 943 water services in the city. The water comes from 2 new wells and is pumped throughout the system and into a 250,000 gallon water tower. In 2012, the city pumped 87,722,000 gallons of water.

Sewer Department

The city's sewer is made up of 19 miles of sewer lines, 211 sewer cleanouts, and a 21 acre sewer treatment lagoon. In 2012, the city treated 79,574,000 gallons of sewage at the city's sewer treatment plant.

  1. Matthew Schmitt

    Public Works Director
  2. Call: (620) 282-7909
  3. Public Works

    Physical Address
    114 N. Broadway
    Sterling, KS 67579
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 287
    Sterling, KS
    Phone: 620-282-7909
    Fax: (620) 278-2866
    Emergency: (866) 791-6550
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 - 4:30 pm