Recent News

‘Tis the Season for Giving! Join the 2020 Giving Tree Campaign!

It’s the season for giving! It is time to give to those in need! This holiday season, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is partnering with the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Community Development, and General Services to help residents during these unprecedented times.

Application for Stormwater Management Treatment Variance

Frederick Avenue Slope Repair
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Johns Hopkins Hospital CMSC + NTA
600 N Wolfe Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Stormwater Management Waiver

Roland Green
Condominium Slope Stabilization

DPW Gets Bond Rating Upgrade from Moodys

Today, Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark announced that the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) received an upgrade to its water utility credit rating by Moody’s from Aa3 to Aa2, enabling the Department to proceed with issuance of bonds for its water utility projects.


bond rating

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Conifer Realty, LLC
3025 W Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore City, Maryland

DPW Statement: COVID-19 Employee Death

Today, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark issued the following statement regarding the death of a DPW employee due to COVID-19:  “I am saddened to announce the death of a long-time DPW employee due to COVID-19. Mr. Charles Johnson, a Plant Operations Supervisor at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant, tested positive for COVID-19 at the beginning of November, and spent the last two weeks hospitalized in an intensive care unit.

Application for Quantitative Control Waiver

Headworks Facilities Improvements at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant
2160 Northbridge Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226-1532
Baltimore City, Maryland

DPW Offices and Yards Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark reminds residents that Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020 is a City holiday.  DPW offices, yards and Community Collection Centers will be CLOSED.  DPW requests that residents avoid placing recycling at Community Collection Centers when they are closed. 

Note: Trash collections scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, will be collected on the make-up day, Saturday, November 28, 2020.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

NorthPoint Baltimore – Phase 1
1701 E Patapsco Ave
Baltimore City, Maryland