Water and Natural Gas Billing Questions:     (530)252-5111

Public Works Department:(530) 257-1041

For natural gas, water, or street  EMERGENCIES call our 24/7 emergency line (530) 257-7236


The staff of the Public Works Department fully supports the City of Susanville: "We work together to build a community of the highest quality for present and future generations". We do our part by providing superior public services: by maintaining and improving the condition of our street and alley system, by keeping our drainage ways open and free of debris, by maintaining and operating all City controlled traffic signs, and pavement markings in a safe and effective manner, by providing a safe and reliable public water and natural gas system, by providing a local municipal airport and by providing excellent delivery of capital projects.

The City of Susanville Public Works Department strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of public services; known for our responsiveness, reliability, good stewardship of fiscal and human resources, and caring attention given to every single person we encounter.



Dan Newton
Public Works Director

Daniel Gibbs
City Engineer

Dale Moore
Natural Gas Supervisor

Russ Brown
Water and Geothermal Supervisor

Robert Godman
Street Maintenance Supervisor




Visit our water department page for ideas on how you can save water and what our emergency conservation regulations are.

Public Works Director

  • The Public Works Director oversees divisional operating and Capital Improvement Project budgets, reports departmental activities, sets long range goals, provides operation planning, and manages overall personnel actions. Administrative staff coordinates resolutions, ordinance changes, and council and commission presentations. Divisions include airport operations, engineering services, fleet maintenance, water, geothermal and gas utilities, streets and storm water facilities.

City Engineer

  • The Engineering Division provides survey, design, permitting and inspection services to the City's Capital Improvement Projects for transportation, water, geothermal, natural gas and storm water facilities. It maintains and updates the City's Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The division also reviews site plans for private commercial and subdivision development projects and issues right-of-way use permits for construction activities within the city limits. The Engineering Division also assits other City Departments with survey, design and permitting support.

Natural Gas Supervisor

  • Natural Gas Supervisor engaged in the operation and maintenance of natural gas handling facilities and related equipment. Ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of natural gas main and distribution facilities and equipment. Monitor and inspect job sites, facilities and databases to ensure City procedures are followed and that compliance is maintained relative to all applicable local, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Water and Geothermal Supervisor

  • Plans, organizes and direct the work of staff including planning and securing the necessary resources to successfully achieve the Division’s mission to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of potable water and geothermal heat to its customers.

Street Maintenance Supervisor

  • The Streets Supervisor is responsible for all street repairs and the stripping  of all City Streets, installation, operation and maintenance of all traffic control devices and parking services, grading alleys, snow plowing, cleaning all storm water drain inlets, street sweeping, leaf pickup, tree trimming and removal. He also  provides traffic control for all special events in the City.




contact us:

720 South Street

Susanville, CA 96130