De Soto Public Works

The De Soto Public Works Department provides many services throughout the city. They maintain and operate the water treatment plant and the wastewater treatment facilities. They maintain the public owned properties such as city cemetery, city hall, fire station, and the public works buildings. The De Soto Public Works Department is also in charge of maintaining city streets, and the parks and recreations areas including Little Bridge Park and Hampton Field where baseball games are played.
 
The De Soto Public Works Department also maintains a concession stand at The Hampton Field. The concession stand is staffed during baseball games by volunteers. Proceeds from products sold go to the restock of the concession stand.

Reminders and Announcements
Property owners may park currently licensed automobiles, trailers, campers, boats and/or outdoor recreational vehicles on a City approved parking pad placed in their rear or side yard. The property owner must complete a Parking Pad Site Plan Application, pay a $20.00 permit fee, and comply with all of the site plan requirements before receiving approval by the City. The parking of any automobiles, trailers, campers, boats and/or outdoor recreational vehicles in the front yard of any property is prohibited unless parked completely upon a driveway. Please review the Ordinance, and the parking pad requirements below

Rear and Side Yard Parking Ordinance
Rock Pad Parking Requirements and Site Plan Form


Public Notices
Monitoring Violation of the Water Testing Schedule
Reporting Violation – MRDL

2018 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa
2017 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa
2016 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa
2014 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa
2011 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa
2010 Water Quality Report for City of De Soto Iowa


Contact
Public Works Director
Dan Van Langen
Shop Phone: 515-834-2502
Cell:515-208-0066
Email: pwdirector@desoto-ia.org

Public Works Employee
Nick Eckstein
Shop Phone: 515-834-2502
Cell: 515-208-0066