Department Awards

Houston Public Works is the largest and most diverse public works organization in the country. Houston Public Works is accredited by the American Public Works Association.

Below includes a highlight of awards given by various professional organizations received by the department, various service line teams, and individuals. Congratulations to everyone honored. Together we create a strong foundation for Houston to thrive

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2021-2022 Public Agency of the Year
APWA Project of the Year
2022 American Public Works Association (APWA) Awards
2022 Top Op’s Challenge State Champions
2022 Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Awards
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American Society for Public Administration Awards
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Office of Business Opportunity awarded Houston Public Works the 2022 Champions of Diversity Department of the Year.
Neighborly Award 2022
Houston Public Works received the 2022 Nextdoor Neighborly Award during the Government Social Media Conference!