Recent News

Good Friday Holiday: DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed Friday, April 7

In observance of Good Friday, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell, Ed.D., reminds residents that DPW Offices and Sanitation Yards will be closed Friday, April 7, 2023. Trash and recycling collections WILL BE impacted by the holiday closure. Trash/Recycling make-up day is Saturday, April 8, 2023.

PUBLIC NOTICE: NEW SUGAR STORAGE - Application for Redevelopment Waiver

1100 East Key Highway
Baltimore City, Maryland  21230

PUBLIC NOTICE: Dunkin’ Carry Out - Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Dunkin’ Carry Out
3701 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore City, Maryland 21229

PUBLIC NOTICE: Stormwater Management Waiver

BGE Gas Contract No. 1748451
Remington Phase 1

PUBLIC NOTICE:Stormwater Management Waiver

GAS MAIN Contract No. 17542995
BGE Frankford Phase 4

PUBLIC NOTICE: GAS MAIN Contract No. 17308239 - Stormwater Management Qualitative Control Waiver

Stormwater Management Waiver

GAS MAIN Contract No. 17308239

BGE Hamilton Hills Phase 2

DPW Maintain Compliance With Proposed EPA Regulations for PFAS

On March 14, 2023 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These chemicals have been in use since the 1940s in a variety of industry and consumer products such as nonstick cookware, waterproof clothing and firefighting foam. EPA is accepting public comments for the proposed regulations and, based on those comments, will finalize the regulations. Water utilities, such as the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW), will have 3 years to comply with the regulations.

Stakeholders Invited to Third Public Meeting to Develop DPW Solid Waste Management Plan

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold the third of five public meetings to offer residents and other stakeholders the opportunity to comment on updates to the city’s 10-Year Solid Waste Management Plan. This online meeting will be held Monday, March 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Update on Back River Wasterwater Treatment Plant Explosion & Fire

"While there is still work to be done, we are pleased to report that Synagro Technologies Inc. is conducting repairs to their centrifuge machines – devices used in waste processing to separate solids from liquids – and have begun testing the systems for their centrifuge odor control mechanisms."