Press Releases

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works Selects Its 2016-2017 Employee of the Year

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director, Rudolph S. Chow, P.E, announced that Department has selected Ms. Alycia Jackson Wood, Administrative Analyst I in the Bureau of Water and Wastewater, as its sixth annual “Employee of the Year”. 

City Holiday:Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds everyone that Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, is a City holiday.

Free Event - Rain or Shine Big Truck Day is Tomorrow, May 13, 2017

Big Truck Day in Baltimore has become THE place to be for all the littlest drivers in our City. Every year hundreds upon hundreds of children come to see, and sit in, the BIGGEST trucks in Baltimore. And it is free!

Baltimore Water Ranks Tops in Taste Again

Water from Baltimore’s Ashburton Water Filtration Plant won first place in its division in a taste test. The competition is held each year during National Drinking Water Week by the Chesapeake Section of the American Water Works Association.

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Final Sanitary Sewer Overflow Numbers Reported From May 5, 2017, Downpours

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works estimates that 3.2 million gallons of sanitary sewer/rain water were released as a result of sanitary sewer overflows due to heavy rain on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Big Truck Day is this Saturday, May 13 Free-Family-Fun

THE place to be for all the littlest drivers in our City is BIG TRUCK DAY. Every year hundreds of children come to see, and sit in, the BIGGEST trucks in Baltimore. And it is free! Big Truck Day Polls will be open from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The winning name will be announced via Twitter: @BaltimoreDPW.

DPW Releases 2016 Water Quality Report Report

Marking the start of National Drinking Water Week, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to present its 2016 Water Quality Report.  The annual report informs water customers where the City’s drinking water comes from, how the water is treated, what it contains, and how it meets federal standards for tap water.

Cathedral Street Reopens in Mount Vernon

Cathedral Street, between Madison and Monument Streets in Baltimore City’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, has been reopened to traffic following a closure of more than six months for emergency sewer repair work. The reopening, on Friday morning, May 5, comes just in time for Baltimore’s iconic Flower Mart event.

DPW Extends Hours for Water Bill Call Center

Baltimore City water and sewer customers will be able to call a Customer Support and Services agent as late as 6:30 p.m., at least until the middle of May. The typical hours to call are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but the extra two hours will allow customers more opportunity to speak with an agent about their water account.

 

Big Truck Day is Saturday, May 13, 2017

Big Truck Day in Baltimore has become THE place to be for all the littlest drivers in our City. Every year hundreds of children come to see, and sit in, the BIGGEST trucks in Baltimore. And it is free! Big Truck Day takes place on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the parking lot of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway.

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