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City of Waco STEAM Day

Join us October 11th for STEAM Day at the Waco Convention Center.


In 2009, the City of Waco Public Works Department began hosting an event called Engineering Day.  This event was created to inspire middle and high school students to pursue careers within engineering related fields.  In 2015, the event was rebranded to incorporate science, technology, architecture and mathematics which resulted in a name change to S.T.E.A.M. Day.

S.T.E.A.M. stands for science, technology, engineering, architecture and mathematics.  Renaming the event really enabled the Public Works Department to branch out to all types of career fields related to public works.  This change led to the department’s most successful year with over 1,500 students registered from 31 schools within a 50 mile radius of Waco. In addition, there were over 50 exhibitors in attendance.

School Registration Form

Exhibitor Registration Form

Questions? Call (254) 750-5440.



About Our Department

Engineering designs and inspects all City of Waco funded construction done in public right-of-way. This would include streets, water, sewer, drainage and sidewalks, etc. We also review plans for and inspect privately funded construction in the right-of-way.

Engineering Office Location

Contact Information:

Public Works Director,
Octavio Garza (254) 750-6621

Chairman Site Development Team,
Gary Davis (254) 750-5674

Design Team (254) 750-5440

GIS (254) 750-5658

Landowner's Bill of Rights - (from Texas Attorney General)

Engineering Specifications >>