Public works department is operated by the city of South San Francisco. It provides various services, including sewer improvement and maintaining traffic signals. The department provides street, park and building maintenance services. It helps in preparing garbage, recycling and yard waste collection schedule. The department also repairs sidewalks and provides fleet maintenance services. It offers sandbags for individuals that can be used for diverting storm water. The department also provides a variety of entertainment and recreational activities, and organizes various events and summer camps. It additionally helps in maintaining walking and bike trails. The department also organizes community art works and assists in controlling water quality. The department is located in San Francisco.