Category Archives: Public Utilities

City Auditor Previews Findings At ECR Waste Water Plant

City Auditor Roger Strout updates the city’s audit committee Friday morning. . December 20, 2013 (West Palm Beach, FL) – With a full report expected in January, West Palm Beach’s internal auditor gave a preview of his findings at the county’s ECR wastewater plant, a facility run by several cities but staffed by the city […]

WPB City Hall Now Open Early For Utility Payments

June 6, 2013 (West Palm Beach, FL) – In response to customer schedules and requests, the doors at City Hall are now open a bit earlier for those residents needing to pay their utility bills. Beginning this week, the first floor utility department cashiers will be available starting at 7:30am. This is thirty minutes earlier […]

Palm Beach Post Wrong – Setting the Record Straight

(West Palm Beach, FL) – In a story published by Palm Beach Post reporter Andrew Abramson, the newspaper incorrectly interpreted and misreported state law regarding requirements for open meetings. City of West Palm Beach Attorney Claudia McKenna corrected the record today during the same meeting referenced in the story. We invite you to watch her […]

Sandy causes intermittent WPB Flagler Flooding

  Alternate Routes During Flooding Include Olive Avenue & Dixie Highway   (West Palm Beach, FL) – For the next few days, West Palm Beach residents can expect to see intermittent flooding along Flagler Drive in the city. A combination of storm surge from hurricane Sandy, a full moon affecting tidal conditions, and the rise […]

Boil Water Notice

September 6, 2012 Due to a broken water main located at the intersection of Grant Street and Tamarind Avenue, the following residents are asked to boil their drinking water until further notice before use: Residents located from 15th Street to 23rd Street, between Division Avenue and the FEC railroad tracks.  ###

Who to call about your flooding

Who Do You Need To Call? Some helpful information about who to call about your flooding For immediate release August 28, 2012 West Palm Beach, Florida – In response to questions raised about who is responsible for working to alleviate flooding in various neighborhoods, here is some helpful information for residents: While the City of […]

Video of flood clean up after Isaac

THE CLEAN UP! We’ve had crews across the city working to reduce flooding as much as possible. Take a look at the video. This was one of our crews working to get a flooded road open in the Villages. It’s like a giant vacuum! We have also been working to divert water within our system […]

City Emergency Crews Hitting Flooded Neighborhoods

August 28, 2012 For immediate release West Palm Beach, FL – City of West Palm Beach crews are working today on draining flooded neighborhoods across the city. The Department of Public Utilities has dispatched special equipment designed to vacuum up standing water from roadways and intersections.  The crews have been working almost around the clock […]

Library closing early – More flood info – 8/27/12 @ 5:15pm

For immediate release EMERGENCY FLOODING MEASURES BEING TAKEN IN WPB    WEST PALM BEACH LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY     FLOODING…. The City of West Palm Beach is taking emergency steps to reduce the flooding in several city neighborhoods. The City is pumping 97 million gallons out of the Grassy Waters Preserve in order to make […]

West Palm Beach Flood Alert – 8/27/12 @ 4:45pm

Posted August 27, 2012 @ 4:45pm CITY FLOOD ALERT: Several areas of WPB experiencing heavy flooding. Use extra caution in the Villages on and around Village Blvd, Shenandoah Dr. & Saratoga Rd. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. Western communities also flooding. WPB Utilities & Public Works taking steps to help water drain. Please obey […]

Routine Water Line Maintenance Planned

The City of West Palm Beach is planning a routine maintenance of the system’s water lines from July 30, 2012 to August 15, 2012. During that time period, residents who receive water from the City of West Palm Beach may notice a slight chlorine taste or odor in their water. This will not pose any […]

Routine Water Line Maintenance Planned

The City of West Palm Beach is planning a routine maintenance of the system’s water lines from July 30, 2012 to August 15, 2012. During that time period, residents who receive water from the City of West Palm Beach may notice a slight chlorine taste or odor in their water.  This will not pose any […]