The primary responsibility of the Utilities Department is to ensure the sound economical and efficient operation and maintenance of the systems, to ensure the highest quality services, and oversight of several important projects to the City of Laredo.


The Utilities Department consists of the following divisions:
The Administration Division provides the Utilities Department’s customers with administrative support services as well as the resources, policies, and guidance to facilitate the provision of potable water and to utilize the department’s resources at maximum efficiency to provide a level of service that satisfies customer expectations.



The Engineering Division ensures the provision of high quality reliable water and sewer services. This is done by effectively planning, designing, managing and providing contract compliance for the construction of the Department’s capital projects. The Engineering Division also reviews, approves, and inspects all water and wastewater systems constructed for the City of Laredo and assures their integrity by implementing the City standards and specifications in their design and construction phases.