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  • Berntsen Recognized by Florida Engineering Society

    Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) Director of Engineering Krystin Berntsen, PE, PMP was named the Government Engineer of the Year by the Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society at its Scholarship and Awards Banquet on May 16....

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  • PBCWUD Prepares for Hurricane Season

    ​As summer approaches in South Florida, so does the start of hurricane season, which is slated for June 1 of each year. While Palm Beach County normally doesn't see an increase in storm activity until the middle of August, now is the time to start preparing for what forecasters are saying should be...

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  • Save the Pipes, Don't Flush Baby Wipes

    Over the course of the last decade, the wet wipe industry has touted many of their products as "flushable." However, unlike toilet paper that breaks down as it travels through the wastewater system, these wipes remain intact and cause serious issues, from broken equipment to wastewater back-ups....

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  • Do I Need a Water Filter?

    Do I need a water filter? This question is often asked as consumers consider their drinking water, its safety and quality. The simple answer is, if you are a customer of the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD), no....

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  • Repair Work to Cause Lane Closures on Atlantic Avenue

    Work to clear a blockage of a force main will cause a partial closure of Atlantic Avenue near Lakes of Delray Boulevard Thursday morning....

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  • Don't Send Old Medications Down the Drain

    Help keep the Biscayne Aquifer pristine - don't put old medications down your drain or flush them down the toilet...

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call 561-740-4600 and select option 1.

Department Officials

Jim Stiles, Department Director
Hassan Hadjimiry, P.E., Deputy Director
Ali Bayat, Assistant Director