Incorporated 1835

Public Works provides the Town of Murphy with a variety of services including: daily operation of both the water and waste water plants, operation and maintenance of water and sewer collection & distribution systems (water & sewer lines), as well as meter reading.
Town of Murphy Public Works also maintains sidewalks and several streets within the Town limits. Crews remove snow in the winter and mow, edge and weed all Town owned properties in season.

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Joseph Stillwell is the Town's Public Works Director. Mr. Stillwell is responsible for the planning, organizing and directing the operations of the collections and distribution systems; which includes over 60 miles of water lines, several water booster stations, over 30 miles of sewer lines and 15 sewer lift stations. Mr. Stillwell also manages the Town's solid waste collection program and street maintenance responsibilities. 
Mr. Stillwell is a former superintendent of Stillwell Enterprises, Inc., headquartered in Sylva, NC. Mr. Stillwell has directed and completed numerous water/sewer projects for the Town of Franklin, Town of Clayton, Town of Murphy, Town of Highlands, and other utilities.

To contact Mr. Stillwell:
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Phone: 828-837-2510, ext. 5.  

Nathan Crubaugh is the Town's Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. Mr. Crubaugh holds the highest State Certifications for North Carolina in Surface Treatment and Distribution, which are A-surface and A- distribution.

Mr. Crubaugh can be reached at 828-837-2913

Tyler White is the Wastewater Treatment Plant ORC. Mr. White holds a Grade III wastewater operator's license, and a collections II license. 

Mr. White can be reached at 828-837-5035