Antioch Public Works Updates

Antioch Marina - Tall Ships

The Marina The Antioch Marina is excited to once again, welcome the historical Tall Ships Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain October 17th – 31st. Mark your calendar to take advantage of this exciting, opportunity to explore living history! Vessel tours are free with a suggested $5 donation. Exhilarating weekend sails on these historical vessels range from $42 – $79. Visit historicalseaport.org to view the sailing schedule and buy tickets.   Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in Read More …

Antioch Public Works Updates

Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in the rights of way (ROW); the landscaped areas next to the sidewalks on major arterial roads. Please keep an eye out for these hard-working crews as they continue their hard work in the following locations: Carpinteria Drive at Deer Valley Road to Garrow Drive Frederickson Lane at Union Mine Drive to Golf Course Road Sagebrush Way at Indian Hills Drive to Hillcrest Avenue Canada Valley Road at Lone Tree Way Read More …

Antioch Public Works

Antioch Maintenance

Water Distribution Public Works crew responded to a water main break at the Lucky grocery/retail complex located at 3158 Contra Loma Boulevard. Upon arrival, the team determined the leak originated from an old isolation valve in the parking lot. The 3-inch gate valve was connected to an abandoned plastic water line that serviced a landscape irrigation system that had long been replaced with parking spaces. Since the retail complex no longer required, the connection crews started the process of removing Read More …

June updates from Antioch Public Works Department

Water Distribution crews responded to a water main break around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11th. The main break occurred on Putnam Street between Minta Lane and G Street. The cause of the break is unknown, but likely attributed to the age of the infrastructure. Responding crew’s first task is to secure the perimeter of the break to protect the public. Next they begin excavation to isolate the broken main line and determine the extent of the repairs. Crews worked diligently Read More …

Public Works Department Working to Maintain and Improve

Antioch Public Works

Collections System/NPDES Collections System Unit/Closed Circuit Television Crew Collections System (Sewer) Inspection personnel completes approximately 25% of sewer mainline video inspections of our sewer system each year. The Collections System Division’s Close Circuit Television Unit, or CCTV crew as we call it, is comprised of two highly trained staff members. The crew uses a small tractor-mounted camera to identify, locate and assess the condition of the City’s sewer and storm infrastructure. CCTV condition assessment provides the critical information needed to Read More …

Public Works: Duane “The Legend” Anderson will Retire

Antioch Public Works

Duane “The Legend” Anderson will Retire After 33+ years, Duane “The Legend” Anderson will be retiring from City of Antioch. Duane is the City’s Water Treatment Plant Superintendent responsible for making sure our drinking water is safe to drink and meets or exceeds all Federal and State standards. Duane has always been known as a man of action and a person who enjoys completing projects. Some of Duane’s recent efforts has been to rebuild the headwall and outflow at the Read More …

Who is Responsible for the Sewer?

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SEWERS – WHO IS RESPONSIBLE? The property owner is responsible for all maintenance of the private sewer lateral (see illustration below). All problems on private property are the sole responsibility of the property owner. Please continue reading to help identify when the City can provide assistance.   HOMES WITH A PUBLIC SEWER CLEANOUT. The City will clear blockages in the right-of-way (the area between the sidewalk and the City’s sewer main that usually runs in the center of the street) Read More …

Antioch Public Works Proactive Crew

City of Antioch Public Works

The relatively small Antioch Public Works Proactive Crew of 3 or 4 TEAM Members is making a BIG difference…. The Collections Division within the Public Works Department has a repair/construction crew focused on repairing and rehabilitating the City’s sanitary sewer and storm water conveyance systems. The repair/construction crew is made up of hard working dedicated individuals specifically trained in all aspects of this type of underground work. The crew responds to emergencies when needed but spends most of their time Read More …

Brandon Peters – Antioch City Public Works

12 years ago a shy 17 year old young man (Brandon Peters) was being dropped off by his mother at the Public Works Building as an intern for a newly formed GIS (Geographic Information System) program. Fast forward 12 years later, and the young man has flourished in the City, seeing promotions as Part Time GIS Assistant, GIS Technician, GIS Specialist and most recently, GIS Coordinator. Brandon put himself through college while working through these various positions, and received a Read More …