Fact Sheets, Applications and Presentations

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works offers several fact sheets, applications, and presentations on various services the department offers. Please click on any of the tabs below to learn more.

Information about general operations of the Department of Public Works can be found here.

Calendar

A year’s worth of useful information on important DPW activities and events.

 


Calendario

Un año de informacion valiosa y útil sobre las actividades y eventos importantes de DPW.

 
 


DPW takes the lead on keeping Baltimore clean, but these guides help residents do their part as well.

Baltimore City Cleaning Guide

Information for residents to keep their property and neighborhood clean, and where to go for help.

 
 


Recycling Drop-off Locations

What we’ll accept at our Citizens Convenience Centers, and where they’re located.

 
 


Single Stream Sorting Guide

What can go out for recycling and what cannot. (Spoiler Alert: No plastic bags.)

 
 


Fiscal Year 2016 Illegal Dumping Report

The City’s Annual Report on how we remediate illegal dumping.

 
 


The Department of Public Works maintains three reservoirs that provide drinking water for 1.8 million Baltimore-area residents as well as certain portions which are used for recreation.

Watercraft Permit

Register your boat to be used in one of our reservoirs.

 
 
 


These documents explain how residents and property owners can help reduce polluted runoff.

Stormwater Remediation Program Credits Fact Sheet

An introduction to stormwater and Baltimore’s stormwater remediation program.

 
 


Maryland Stormwater Guidance Document
(Single family)

Comprehensive information on stormwater and remediation measures for homeowners.

 


Maryland Stormwater Guidance Document
(Non-Single family)

Comprehensive information on stormwater and remediation measures for Non-Single Family Property.

 


Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Single family)

Credit application for single family properties.

 
 


Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Non-Single family)

Credit application for non-single family properties.

 
 


Creating a Stormwater Participation Event

Tips for organizing and registering an event that qualifies residents for stormwater fee credits.

 
 


Make Your Home a Solution

Simple, fun ways to save on your stormwater fee and help reduce polluted runoff.

 
 


Stormwater Fee for Religious Organizations

Religious institutions are eligible for sharply reduced stormwater rates.

 
 


No Poo Fairy to make it disappear

You love your dog. But failing to pick up after your dog hurts the environment and your community.
 
 
 


Water Quality Monitoring and Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

How you and the City work together to stop polluted runoff.
 
 
 


MS4 Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report

Latest information on stormwater remediation activities.
 
 
 
 

We have worked to accommodate our low-income customers who need assistance paying their water bills. Below are descriptions of some of the programs available, and how to apply.

Senior and Low Income Exemption

An overview of some of our low-income assistance programs.

 
 


Low Income Assistance Brochure

Customers who have fallen behind in their bills can get help to catch up.

 
 


Senior-Discount-Brochure

Customers age 65 and older may qualify for a discount on their water and sewer charges.

 
 


Hardship Water Bill Discount Program

Exempts eligible customers from paying the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fee and the Stormwater Remediation Fee

 
 


Medical Exemption Program

Prevent Water Turn-Off.

 
 
 


Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Single family)

Credit application for single family properties.

 
 


Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Non-Single family)

Credit application for non-single family properties.

 
 


You don’t notice water pipes and sewer lines until something goes wrong. Here are tips on how to keep those pipes functioning correctly, and what to do if you need help.

Sewer Backup Brochure

Sewage backups are a nasty mess. These tips can minimize the distress.

 
 


Commercial FOG Brochure

What commercial food service establishments must know to comply with rules regarding fats, oils, and grease.

 


FOG Poster

This poster is designed for commercial kitchens, but it has good ideas for homes as well.

 
 


Residential FOG flyer

Avoid the accumulation of fats, oils, and grease in your sewer lines, which can block pipes and lead to sewer backups.