Public Works

City of Haskell, Arkansas


The Public Works Department provides numerous services to the community.  The Department is responsible for Water, Wastewater, Streets, Animal Control, Building Permits and Inspections.

For emergencies 24 hours a day contact the Public Works Office at 501-776-2666.

Water:   Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water on a daily basis.  We purchase water from Southwest Water Association.  The Haskell Water System routinely monitor for constituents in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws.

Wastewater: Haskell has two wastewater treatment facilities that have the ability to treat 1.2 million gallons per day.

Streets: The City constantly works to repair and upgrade the city streets by patching, chip and seal, overlaying and improving drainage.

Building Permits: By ordinance, the City requires a building permit for all structures to be erected within the City Limits. Also, Plumbing and HVAC permits are required for any plumbing and HVAC installation and where change out is required. Building, Plumbing and HVAC permits can be obtained at Haskell City Hall, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Inspections: Building, Plumbing and HVAC inspections are required and provided by licensed City Inspectors at various stages of construction. These services are provided in the cost of the Individual permit to assure you obtain quality installation and repairs.


Public Works Director
Robert Burson
2520 Hwy 229
Benton, Arkansas
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