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Tehama County Public Works

Tim McSorley, P.E.
Director of Public Works
(530) 385-1462


Office Hours

Field Operations


8:00am - 5:00pm

6:30am - 5:00pm


Monday - Friday

Monday - Thursday



To provide high quality services, products and protection of County infrastructure through design, construction and maintenance in an efficient, effective and safe manner for the people of Tehama County.

We are a proactive and fully capable, cooperative team which meets all the planning, engineering, operating, maintenance and administrative needs of Tehama County Public Works in a highly competent manner, maintaining a positive work environment where individuals have opportunities for self improvement and are recognized for their achievements and contributions on behalf of the people of Tehama County.


2016 Local Streets & Roads Assessment - Final Report
The first comprehensive statewide study of California’s local street and road system in 2008 provided critical analysis and information on the local transportation network’s condition and funding needs. Conducted biennially, the needs assessment provides another look at this vital component of the state’s transportation system and once again finds a significant funding shortfall. Click to continue reading...

Statewide Emergency Water Conservation Regulations - Adopted May 18, 2016
The State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) shall, as soon as practicable, adjust emergency water conservation regulations through the end of January 2017 in recognition of the differing water supply conditions across the state. To prepare for the possibility of another dry winter, the Water Board shall also develop, by January 2017, a proposal to achieve a mandatory reduction in potable urban water usage that builds off of the mandatory 25% reduction called for in Executive Order B-29-15 and lessons learned through 2016. Click to continue reading...

Public Notice - Updating the ADA Transition Plan and Self-Evaluation
The County of Tehama, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation. The accessibility plan provides a comprehensive plan for access for individuals with disabilities to County facilities, parks, programs, services, activities and events. Click to continue reading...

2018 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - Volume 1 & Volume 2
Tehama County prepared this hazard mitigation plan to guide County and City Officials to protect the people and property of the County from the effects of natural disasters and hazard events. This plan demonstrates Tehama County's commitment to reducing risks from hazards through mitigation and serves as a tool to direct County resources to achieve optimum results with available administrative, technical and financial resources. Click to continue reading Volume 1 or Volume 2. Additional information on the 2018 update process can be found at http://mitigatehazards.com/tehama-hmp

2012 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Volume 1 and Volume 2
The Tehama County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) will identify all natural hazards within Tehama County and will outline the history, vulnerability, and future damage potential for each hazard. The plan's goal is to identify mitigation projects that will reduce the vulnerability and damage potential of each hazard. The plan will address earthquake, wildfire, flood, severe weather/storm (40+ mph sustained winds and/or significant snow or rain), landslide, avalanche, drought, volcano/lahar/ash fall, and dam failure hazards. Click to continue reading HMP Volume 1 or HMP Volume 2...


Tehama County Sanitation District No. 1
Mineral Wastewater Collection and Treatment Improvement Project Planning Grant Update
Tehama County Sanitation District Slideshow
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Updated: Thursday January 16, 2020