publicworksdirectorMission Statement

The St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works and Wastewater's mission is to provide the best possible roads and storm drainage systems to ensure the safety and security of parish residents and their properties; and to provide residents with a reliable and efficient sewer collection and treatment system.

Contact Information
St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works
Public Works Director Clayton Faucheux
Phone: (985) 783-5102
Fax: (985) 725-2250
General Inquiries: Fill out the form

St. Charles Parish Department of Wastewater
Wastewater Assistant Director L.J. Brady
Phone: (985) 783-5100
Fax: (985) 725-2253
General Inquiries: Fill out the form

Office Location
100 River Oaks Drive
Destrehan, LA 70047

Office Hours
Public Works: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Wastewater: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Public Works Maintenance Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Wastewater Maintenance Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Parish Government Holidays (Offices Closed)

Public Works East Bank Yard
168 Trosclair Lane
New Sarpy, LA 70078
(985) 764-9531

Public Works West Bank Yard
166 Scorpio Street
Hahnville, LA 70057
(985) 783-8559 (temporary)
West Bank Yard Drainage: (985) 783-1315 

Emergency Operations Center (After-Hours): (985) 783-5050

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Public Works maintains and improves critical parishwide infrastructure, including roads, storm water pumping and grass cutting on parish property and rights-of-way, including:
  • More than 195 miles of roads of varying surfaces such as concrete, asphalt and limestone.
  • More than 390 miles of drainage ditches and subsurface drainage and more than 50 miles of major conveyance canals.
  • Fifty-two pumping stations.
  • 34 generators, 30 of which are at pump station locations and four at Public Works facilities.
  • Six water control structures on the East Bank Hurricane Protection Levee and five water control structures on the West Bank and Vicinity Levee, including a sector gate and six sluice gates on the Sellers Canal and two railroad gates.
  • The St. Charles Parish pumping network consists of 130 pumps (electric, diesel, natural gas and hydraulic) with a capacity of more than 3.4 million gallons per minute.
  • Nineteen pumping stations are equipped with telemetry.
Wastewater maintains and improves sewer infrastructure and treatment facilities, including an oxidation pond, two mechanical plants and lift stations, including:
  • 343 lift stations.
  • 320 miles of sewer lines.
  • Maximum treatment capacity of 9.3 million gallons per day.