Public Works


Public Works Department (PWD) Bethesda is a forward deployed field office of NAVFAC Washington that provides a full range of NAVFAC facility and environmental products and services to Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB).  PWD Bethesda currently supports 40+ tenants/organizations on the installation including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. 

NSAB relies on PWD Bethesda to service and maintain its existing buildings and roads on base, provide electricity, water, and sanitation services, oversee the construction of new infrastructure, and ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations.

PWD Bethesda Facilities Help Desk  has been set up as a 24/7 operation to support NSAB.  Contact them to report a repair problem.

PWD Bethesda Facilities Help Desk

Phone:  (301) 295-1070


  • Anyone who notices an exterior safety or repair problem found outside (such as non-functioning streetlights, potholes, or broken sidewalks) on the installation should contact the PWD Facilities Help Desk directly and place a Trouble Call
  • Problems within non-medical buildings (such as burned out light bulbs, temperature issues, etc.) should be routed through your Building Manager (see link below). 
  • See Frequently Asked Questions link below for additional guidance on reporting.

For Smoke, Fire, Burning or Chemical Smells, call 777 IMMEDIATELY or the Fire Department at (301) 295-0319

Helpful Links

Facilities Help Desk-Frequently Asked Questions

Building Manager Contact List

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