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The City of Homer Public Works Department  has been busy this summer maintaining, improving and constructing new infrastructure.  As Homer heads into winter, it is a good time to take stock of all that has been accomplished. Click here for the Fall 2013 Project Update.

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As authorized by the City Council, Public Works has been coordinating the evaluation of energy use at sixteen City facilities to identify cost effective improvements that could be made to reduce en

The project consists of the reconstruction of a major portion of the Beluga Slough Trail. This trail connects the Island and Oceans Visitor Center to the beach at Bishop’s Beach Park.

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Siemens, Industry, Inc. has completed an detailed energy audit of 16 City facilities and made recommendations regarding the implementation of energy conservation improvements.

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Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group provoked a national controversy recently when it released a study that found levels of hexavalent chromium, commonly referred to as chromium-6, in 31 cities that was higher than the health goal proposed last year by the state of California.

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Homer sewer reduced energy usage by 16% last year, that is enough to power more than 8 homes a year!

Hydrant Flushing

Periodically, you will see Public Works personnel releasing water from fire hydrants. Homer residents often ask why the City flushes water from fire hydrants.