National Public Works Week, May 21 -27

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:45am

National Drinking Water WeekThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is proud to participate in National Public Works Week, May 21-27. From providing Solid Waste services, to delivering excellent drinking water, DPW touches the lives of 1.8 million people in the Baltimore region every day. 

As part of National Public Works Week, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., will celebrate the contributions of the City's Public Works employees at the May 25 Employee of the Year Ceremony.  The annual Baltimore City Public Works Employee of the Year Ceremony recognizes the contributions of DPW workers to the City of Baltimore and to the metropolitan region. Director Chow and DPW employees will be joined by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and American Public Works Association President-Elect William (Bo)  Mills Jr., PWLF,  for this occasion. The DPW Employee of the Year Ceremony will take place May 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the War Memorial Building. 

Since 1960, APWA has sponsored National Public Works Week across North America, and its 29,000 members in the United States and Canada use this week to energize and educate the public on the importance of public works to their daily lives: planning, building, managing and operating at the heart of their local communities to improve everyday quality of life.