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.

About DPW General Information

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

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Calendar 2021

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

 

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Calendar 2020

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

 

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Cleaning and Recycling

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

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Fiscal Year 2020 Illegal Dumping Report

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

 
 

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Fiscal Year 2019 Illegal Dumping Report

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

 
 

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Fiscal Year 2018 Illegal Dumping Report

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

 
 

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Fiscal Year 2017 Illegal Dumping Report

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

 
 

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Baltimore City Cleaning Guide

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

 
 

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Drop off locations

Residential Drop-off Centers

Locations and hours of operation for DPW’s Residential Drop-off Centers

 
 

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Fiscal Year 2016 Illegal Dumping Report

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

 
 

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Reservoirs

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.

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Watercraft Permit

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

 
 
 

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Stormwater

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

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Stormwater Remediation Program Credits Fact Sheet

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

 
 

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Maryland Stormwater Guidance Document
(Single-family)

Comprehensive information on stormwater and remediation measures for homeowners.

 

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Maryland Stormwater Guidance Document
(Non-Single family)

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

 

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Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Single-family)

Credit application for single-family properties.

 
 

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Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Non-Single family)

Credit application for non-single family properties.

 
 

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Creating a Stormwater Participation Event

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

 
 

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Make Your Home a Solution

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

 
 

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Stormwater Fee for Religious Organizations

Religious institutions are eligible for sharply reduced stormwater rates.

 
 

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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.
 
 
 

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Water Quality Monitoring and Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

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

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MS4 Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report

Latest information on stormwater remediation activities.
 
 
 
 

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Water Billing

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.

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Paying Your Water Bill is Easy as 1,2,3,4

Baltimore City Department of Public Works offers 4 easy and convenient ways to pay your bill.

 
 

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Hardship Water Bill Discount Program

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

 
 

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Medical Exemption Program

Prevent Water Turn-Off.

 
 
 

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Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Single-family)

Credit application for single-family properties.

 
 

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Maryland Stormwater Fee Credit Application
(Non-Single family)

Credit application for non-single family properties.

 
 

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Your Pipes

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.

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Commercial FOG Brochure

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

 

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FOG Poster

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

 
 

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Residential FOG flyer

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

 

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Regulations

DPW’s rules and regulations can be found below.

Water and Wastewater Regulations

 
 
 
 

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