Recent News

Registration deadlines extended for the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup and Cleanup Cup Competition

There’s still time to register to participate in the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup and the Mayor’s Cleanup Cup competition.  Registration sign-up for the Fall Cleanup and for entry into the Cleanup Cup have both been extended until Monday, October 21. 

DPW Customer Support and Services Walk-In Center Hours return to 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., weekdays

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works today announced that the Customer Support and Services Walk-In Center, located in the Abel Wolman Municipal Building, will go back to regular working hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Columbus Day Holiday - Monday, October 14, 2019

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds citizens that Columbus Day, October 14 is a City holiday. DPW offices and yards will be CLOSED.

Visit a Public Works Landmark this Saturday Pumping Station is part of Doors Open Baltimore

This weekend enjoy what is being called an “architectural adventure in Baltimore”! This is the sixth annual Doors Open Baltimore, the city’s largest festival of architecture and neighborhoods. This event invites thousands of visitors to explore Baltimore’s neighborhoods, peek inside some of the city’s most stunning spaces, and make meaningful connections to the built environment and the people who design, build, preserve and carry out amazing work in our city.

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

The Caroline
520 S. Caroline Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Druid Lake Dam Slope Repair: Trees to be removed for slope stabilization

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced that on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, DPW contract workers will begin to restore the slope at the Druid Lake Dam. This work will involve the removal of 13 so-called “volunteer” trees - vegetation which has self-seeded on the base of the dam. This work will be complete in approximately 6 weeks.

Sewer Line Repaired; Overflow Stopped

A broken sewer main in the 900 block of Wilmington Avenue spilled about 16,000 gallons before a DPW contractor repaired it on Sept. 19.

DPW Presents Fall Cleaning & Greening Opportunities

Welcoming the first day of fall, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to announce our autumn lineup of cleaning and greening activities starting this October. The popular GROW (Green Resources & Outreach for Watersheds) Centers will be popping up again this fall! The first of three GROW Center events is Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Langston Hughes Community Center, 5011 Arbutus Ave. 21217.

Sanitary Sewer Overflow on Franklintown Road

Grease, wipes, and other debris contributed to a dry-weather sanitary sewer overflow on Sept. 13 near the 1200 block of N. Franklintown Road.

CAP Centers Now Accepting BH20 Water Affordability Program Applications

City residents can now apply in person at one of Baltimore’s Community Action Partnership (CAP) centers for the new Baltimore H2O Assists and BH2O Plus water affordability programs offered by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW).