The Public Works Department is dedicated to providing quality services for your water, sewer and streets. Whether it’s a pot hole that needs repair or a water leak, these employees are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet the needs of our community.
If you have a Public Works Department related problem, including sewer back-ups, or need to speak with someone about an issue you’re having, please call our office during normal business hours at 817-531-5700. After hours and on weekends and holidays, call the Forest Hill Police Department non-emergency number at 817-531-5250.
Since 2009, many city streets have been repaired or have had significant improvements made to them. Click on this link for details: Streets since 2009 that have been improved/repaired
Each year, the City of Forest Hill is required to file a Storm Water Management Report. This lengthy and carefully prepared document is required to manage specific storm water quality improvements and satisfy the six minimum control measures (MCMs) set forth by the Clean Air Act and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Permits to discharge storm water are issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
These requirements were developed to minimize pollution in storm water to the maximum extent practicable and effectively prohibiting illicit discharges to the storm water sewer system. They are:
The City tracks, manages, and modifies the control measures to make continuous improvements to the program. Effective management of storm water is important to Forest Hill because it can revitalize surface waters, improve quality of life, and create places where businesses and residents want to live work, play and stay.
The City of Forest Hill has actively participated in storm water quality improvements for many years and will continue on that path. Click here for more information.
To file a public complaint, you can:
Websites with helpful information about fats, oils and grease in the kitchen; recycling, and stormwater :
NCTCOG Regional Recycling Educational Campaign – https://www.facebook.com/pg/RecycleNorthTexas/photos/?ref=page_internal
Defend Your Drain – http://www.defendyourdrainsnorthtexas.com/media.html
NCTCOG Educational Task Force – https://www.nctcog.org/envir/watershed-management/stormwater/public-education-task-force
Take Care of Texas – https://takecareoftexas.org/order-take-care-of-texas-publications