Recent News

DPW’s Back in the Community: Tuesday, Dec. 18

Director Chow invites City residents to attend one of the three remaining “DPW in the Community” Meetings. The next community meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Public Safety & Training Facility, 3500 W. Northern Parkway, Baltimore, Md. 21215. The meeting starts promptly at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

Annual Consent Decree Public Meeting is Jan. 23, 2019

The second annual public meeting to discuss Baltimore City’s Modified Consent Decree for the sewer collection system is set for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at 1800 Washington Blvd.

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Comment Period Extended for Watershed Assessments

The 30-day public comment period for Baltimore City’s watershed assessments of the North Lower Branch Patapsco and Baltimore Harbor watersheds is being extended by four weeks, to 5 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019.


THIS SATURDAY: DPW Community Meeting

Got a question about a trash problem? Looking for job? Want your water bill reviewed? To get answers to these questions and more, City residents are invited to attend this Saturday’s “DPW in the Community” meeting hosted by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW).

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DPW Community Meetings: Dec. 11, 12, 15, or 18

This week the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., and his senior leadership team will host three community meetings throughout the city.  Director Chow will be on hand to answer questions and share information about what the Department is doing to serve Baltimore City residents.

DPW to Launch Mitten Tree Campaign with Music-Filled Celebration

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a holiday-themed, musical celebration to mark the start of the City’s 45th annual Mitten Tree Campaign on Friday, Dec. 7. This event will be held in the lobby of the Abel Wolman Municipal Building, 200 Holliday Street. The music starts at 11 a.m., and the  ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m.

DPW Set to Host Series of Community Meetings

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a series of community meetings throughout the City beginning Tuesday, December 11, 2018. At the community meetings, residents will get a chance to learn about the work we are doing in every part of Baltimore to improve and protect our drinking water system, enhance our streams and repair our storm drains, renew our sewage lines, clean our streets and alleys, battle rats and graffiti, and much more.

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Now Available, 2019 Watercraft Permits for Liberty and Prettyboy Reservoirs

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced that boaters can now apply for their 2019 Watercraft Permit for Liberty and Prettyboy Reservoirs.   Boating season at Liberty and Prettyboy runs from March 1 through December 31, weather permitting. Boating permits for Loch Raven Reservoir are issued through the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks.  Boating is allowed at Loch Raven from April 5, 2019 – October 27, 2019.

The 2019 Public Works Calendar is in the Mail

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., announced today that the 2019 Department of Public Works (DPW) Calendar is in the mail to Baltimore City residents. The calendar provides a wealth of important information for City residents, with dates and times for scheduled DPW services, convenience center drop-off hours and locations, and upcoming events.