Recent News

DPW Launches Food Waste Drop-off Pilot Program

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to announce a pilot program for residential food scrap collection for composting in Baltimore City. This will be the first time that the City will be hosting such a program at its Residential Drop-Off Centers. The pilot will launch on Monday, July 12, 2021.

DPW Outlines Outreach and Implementation Strategy for Baltimore’s Water4All Discount Program BH2O Assists/BH2O Plus Participants will Remain Enrolled Until Water4All Begins

Today, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) announced that it is taking critical first steps to launch Baltimore’s new Water4All discount program. Water4All is the new water billing discount program designed to create more equitable access to water assistance for more Baltimore City residents.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

North Castle Townhomes
1000 North Castle Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Millennium Landfill Stockpile Excavation Erosion and Sediment Control Plan
5901 Quarantine Road
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Grace Medical Building Demolition
2001 W Fayette St.
Baltimore City, Maryland 21223

EPA Administrator Visits City Water Plant to Announce $50 Million in National Environmental Justice Initiatives, Support for YH20 Program

Today, at the City of Baltimore’s Ashburton Water Filtration Plant, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced that the agency will provide $50 million dollars for Environmental Justice initiatives through funds allocated to EPA under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Under the Environmental Justice initiatives, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will receive $200,000 in federal grant funding to expand the YH2O Career Mentoring Program.

Unique Public-Private Partnership to Modernize Baltimore’s Recycling Collection and Infrastructure

The City of Baltimore announced today a groundbreaking collaboration brought together by The Recycling Partnership, with American Beverage’s Every Bottle Back initiative, Closed Loop Partners, Dow Packing & Specialty Plastics, the Baltimore Civic Fund, and Rehrig Pacific that will greatly expand Baltimore residents’ access to safe, effective recycling and improved collection infrastructure.

DPW Extends Comment Period for the Water for All Regulations New Comment Deadline: Saturday, July 17, 2021

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is extending public comment on draft regulations to facilitate the implementation of the new Water for All Discount Program, serving eligible Baltimore City households with incomes below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Under the extended comment period, the public has until Saturday, July 17, 2021, to review and comment on the draft regulations. Acting Director Jason W. Mitchell will consider public input before finalizing the proposed regulations.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

715 S Haven St.
715 S Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Baltimore City, Maryland

Stormwater Management Qualitative Control Waiver

BGE Broening Manor
Gas Main Replacement Project
Baltimore City, Maryland
Stormwater Management Qualitative Control Waiver ​​​​​​​