Recent News

Department of Public Works Offering More Help for More Customers with Baltimore H2O Assists

There’s a new way to make water bills more affordable for some of our customers who need help!

Heavy Weekend Rains Contribute to Sewer Overflows

Weekend rains contributed to sewer overflows of about 21 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water.

Grand Award for Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrades at Back River

Baltimore's Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) Project Upgrades at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant received the prestigious Grand Award from the Anerican Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

Baltimore Wins Annual Water Taste Test Challenge

Baltimore City has again come out on top at the Chesapeake Section: American Water Works Association's Annual Water Taste Test Challenge, with the City's  Montebello Water Treatment Facility winning "Best in Show."

American Public Works Association Selects Director Chow as a Top Ten Leader

Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., Director of the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW), has been honored with the most prestigious award in the field, being placed among the Top Ten Public Works Leaders for 2019.

Baltimore Launches Clean Drain Campaign in City Schools

Four participating Baltimore City public schools will compete for a share of $5,000 in cash prizes by collecting pledges from City residents. The pledge is to change how we dispose of clog-creating cooking grease and wet wipes.

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

North Reclaim Tunnel – Escape Tunnel Replacement
1910 Benhill Avenue
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver


Glen Avenue Duplexes
3411 Glen Avenue
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Harris Creek Storm Drain Rehabilitation
700 N Chester and 2300 E Monument Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Port Covington Chapter 1
Cromwell Street
Baltimore City, Maryland