Recent News

City Holiday Good Friday: April 10, 2020

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark reminds Baltimore City residents that Good Friday, April 10, 2020, is a City holiday.  There will be no trash or recycling collections on Good Friday.

Application for Variance

SOMERSET I
1234 McElderry Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Stormwater Qualitative Control Waiver

Herring Run Stream Restoration  (Western Branch)
Loch Raven Blvd & Perring Pkwy

Event Cancelled: Household Hazardous Waste Drop off Days

DPW's Household Hazardous Waste Collection drop off event, originally scheduled to be held on Friday and Saturday, April 3 & 4, has been cancelled

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Public Works Announce Additional Service Changes

Today, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works announced additional service changes, to take effect on Thursday, April 2.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young issued the following statement:

DPW Warns: Beware of COVID-19 Scams

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark today advises Baltimore City water customers to be aware of scams being done during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scammers may call you on the phone or come to your home, claiming to be from DPW, and request money.  This is a scam, and the Department of Public Works does not make collections in this manner.

DPW ISSUES COVID-19 FAQ

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark today released DPW’s COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to citizens. This list contains information specific to DPW including information on solid waste, and water and sewer services available during this time.

Reminder: Please Protect Your Pipes: Don't Flush Wipes

Acting Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director, Matthew W. Garbark, again reminded citizens not to flush items down the toilet that do not belong there.

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DPW COVID-19 Update

In response to the evolving conditions related to the threat of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of the public and of our employees, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark announced that the following will take effect Monday, March 23, 2020.

Please Protect Your Pipes: Don't Flush Wipes

Acting Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director, Matthew W. Garbark, today reminded citizens not to flush items down the toilet that do not belong there. "I realize that we are especially concerned about disinfection and proper disposal of used facial tissues. That is admirable. But disinfectant wipes, tissues, paper towels and 'flushable wipes' DO NOT belong in the toilet.”

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