The Municipal Utilities Department includes the  Development Engineering Division, the Wastewater Utility, and the Water Utility.

Development Engineering Division is responsible for the technical review process for private development within the City of Ankeny corporate limits.

The Wastewater Utility is responsible for the maintenance activities associated with wastewater collection system including two lift stations.

Responsibilities within the Water Utility include all activities relating to the delivery of drinking water; including storage, pump stations, and water mains.