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Public Works


The Public Works Director's responsibilities include coordinating the activies and supervising the operations of the Waste Water, Water, Street, Cemetery, Purchasing, Maintenance, Building & Grounds, Safety, and Code Enforcement departments.  

Public Works Director:  Wade Phillips
Assistant:  Ellen Hall

Physical Location:  303 N Third Street
 Mailing Address:  P O Box 1715, Harrison, AR  72602

Phone:  870-741-3434
Fax:  870-741-0318

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Water Meter Upgrade Project

The City of Harrison has selected Energy Systems Group
to implement a Automated Meter Reading Project,
replacing old city water meters with new ones that are more efficient. 
This project is slated to commence on May 18, 2015.

For more information, click on:

 or call Public Works at 870-741-3434.

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Fluoride Policy

As of July 15, 2015, Carroll-Boone Water Systems has added fluoride to their water supply.  The City of Harrison purchases our water from Carroll-Boone.  See link for the Arkansas Department of Health's policy on fluoride in water systems.

Fluoride Policy




The City of Harrison has adopted the following codes:

  • 2014 NEC
  • 2012 IBC, IFC, IRC (Arkansas Fire Prevention Code)
  • 2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code
  • 2010 Arkansas Floodplain Code
  • 2010 ADA
  • 2009 NFPA 101
  • 2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code
  • 2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code
  • 2014 Municipal Code
  • Safety: Ralph Jones (Spvr)  
    Phone:  870-741-5532
    Responsible for:  Traffic Lights, Clean Premises, Department Safety Procedures, Street Lights, CDL Compliance

Clean Premise Ordinance

  • Street Dept: Paul Choate (Spvr)  
    Paul and his crew have the responsibility of maintaining the streets of Harrison.  This includes street repairs, paving, signs, pavement striping, snow removal, keeping alleys clear, upkeep and installing new drainage systems, limb and tree removal, and right-of-way mowing. 

  • Waste Water Treatment Plant: Kathryn Catlin (System Mgr)  
    Phone:  870-741-5527

  • Assistant Plant Manager:  Michael Crow   Phone:  870-743-6734

  • Waste Water Plant Laboratory Analyst:  Randy Reese
    Phone:  870-741-5527

  • Industrial Pretreatment Dept Coordinator:  Tim Holt
    Phone:  870-741-4426

  • Waste Water Construction Dept Supervisor:  Nathan Mounce
    Phone:  870-741-2528
    Located at 1508 Silver Valley Road
    Fax:  870-741-5022

    The protection of both human and ecosystem health in the Northwest Arkansas region is vitally important. We strive to maintain our great quality of life by providing wastewater treatment services, which involves the removal of contaminants from industrial wastewater and residential sewage, for the citizens of Harrison and surrounding communities.

    Our staff works hard to eliminate overflows and preventable odors at each plant and all lift stations. We would appreciate any resident who has concerns to please call 870-741-5527.

Will it Flush?  Watch this video: 


Fluoride Update

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