Public Works Department
City of Becker
WATERING RESTRICTION REMINDER!!
Due to the drought like conditions and the increased use of irrigation systems in our community, our wells are at dangerously low levels. We are asking residents to comply with our lawn watering ordinance.
Only water on your assigned odd or even days!!
NO watering from 10AM-6PM https://www.ci.becker.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=223
Failure to comply with the watering ordinance will result in fines.
The City needs your help to avoid a water ban.
The City of Becker appreciates your cooperation. We need to work together to preserve our water supply and keep our community safe!
HOT ASPHALT AWARENESS FOR PETS
- Press the back of your hand firmly against the asphalt for 7 seconds
- This will if it will be comfortable for your dog!
When the air temperature is this, asphalt has been measured at this:
Air Temp Asphalt Temp
77 Degrees 125 Degrees
86 Degrees 135 Degrees
87 Degrees 143 Degrees
**Did you know that at 125 Degrees F, skin destruction can occur in 60 Seconds!
**An egg can fry in 5 minutes at 131 degrees F!
Data Source: Berens J. Thermal contact burns from streets and highways. Journal of the American Medical Association: 214(11): 2025-2027
In the event of a Public Works or Water/Wastewaster Emergency, please call the
on-call Worker at 320-250-4526!
The mission of the Water/Wastewater Department is to provide the Citizens of Becker with clean, safe drinking water while effectively treating the domestic and industrial wastewater generated each day. Utilizing safe and cost-effective treatment methods, the Water/Wastewater staff protect the Public Health and our precious water resources.
Streets and Parks
The mission of the Streets Department is to safely, efficiently and cost effectively maintain the streets, parks, and trails within the City of Becker. In addition, the Streets Division assists other departments in the City with building and property maintenance as needed.
he Public Works Department consists of our Streets and Water / Wastewater Departments.
The Street Division maintains City streets, cul-de-sacs and parking lots. This includes snow plowing, ice control, crack filling, sealcoating, street sweeping, gravel road maintenance, and right of way maintenance. Since Street activities are seasonally-based, weather and equipment availability play a large role in project timelines.
The Water Plant treats, tests and supplies water to all City of Becker residents. The Wastewater Treatment Plant is responsible for operation and maintenance of the city sewer system.
Public Works Addresses & Phone Contact
11956 Gardner Street SE
Becker, MN 55308
Water / Waste Water Department
14398 Central Ave SE
Becker, MN 55308