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snow plow 

Justin Clausen, Operations Manager
2207 Edison St., Ames, IA 50010
Phone 515-239-5550 / 515-239-5279
Fax 515-239-5529
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


The Operations Division maintains the City's water distribution system, sanitary and storm sewer systems, policy for protection of public right-of-way trees, storm damage tree clean-up policy, streets, alleys, bridges, bike paths, and public right-of-ways.

Streets Supervisor, Dave Cole, 515-239-5548, dcole@city.ames.ia.us

  • Repair and maintenance of over 248 miles of street
  • Street sweeping to remove dirt and debris
  • Ice control measures and snow plowing
  • Bike path system maintenance
  • Storm sewer system maintenance
  • Diversion of above-ground water runoff into storm sewers

Utility Maintenance Supervisor, Dale Weber, 515-239-5551, dweber@city.ames.ia.us

  • Water distribution system repair and maintenance
  • Sanitary sewer maintenance and line flushing to prevent blockages
  • Sewer and water line locating prior to excavations
  • Request for Bacteria Test