To be an active, unified Public Works organization, providing leadership, education, training, direction, and support on Public Works issues to its members, elected officials, and the public, everyday, as well as during times of natural disaster.
” “What is Public Work?”
” “Public works, the civilizing force: Public Works provides the physical essential to social and economic development of civilization. Designed to protect and enhance the human environment, the represent investments in the future for the people who create them and for succeeding generations. The transportation networks; the facilities that control floods and provide drainage; the system that supply water for domestic, agriculture, industrial and power-generating needs; the public buildings, required for health services, education, defense, housing and recreation; the waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems as well as the facilities that harness power for the atom and explore space-have all contributed to the nation’s growth. ”