Recent News

CARE-A-LOT Grants Now Available to Mow, Clean & Green Vacant Lots

BMORE Beautiful is now accepting applications for Care-A-Lot Program grants. Care-A-Lot is a BMORE Beautiful initiative that supports innovative community groups and organizations who want to clean, mow, maintain and beautify vacant lots in Baltimore City.

DPW Reaching Out to Customers Impacted by Erroneous Bills

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is reaching out to 566 customers who were sent erroneous inflated bills due to a problem with a software update.

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Application for Redevelopment, Quantitative, and Qualitative Waiver

Benninghaus Road Parking Lot
408 & 416 Benninghaus Road
Baltimore City, Maryland

Show Your Love for the Planet: Purchase a Recycle Bin in Time for Valentine’s Day

Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift? You can show love to your valentine and to the planet with one of the City’s signature bright yellow recycle bins! In time for Valentine’s Day, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will be selling recycle bins at a discounted price.

DPW Reports Sanitary Sewer Overflows

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works estimates that over 2.3 million gallons of storm water combined with wastewater overflowed into the Jones Falls Jones Falls between 6:00 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday, February 4.  The cause of these overflows was wet weather infiltration of the sewer mains.

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Application for Redevelopment Waiver

People’s Community Lutheran Church
Watershed Restoration Project
6210 Loch Raven Boulevard
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Hebrew Orphan Asylum
2700 Rayner Avenue
Baltimore City, Maryland 21216

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Stormwater Management Improvements at
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1876 Mansion House Dr.
Baltimore, Maryland

DPW Walks Public Through Plan to Eliminate Sewer Overflows

At the first Annual Meeting to inform the public about the City’s progress under the Modified Consent Decree, Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., assured community members that DPW is committed to eliminating sewer overflows.


DPW Environmental Police Urge Public to Avoid Icy Reservoirs

Reservoir visitors are urged to be safe when standing or walking near the reservoirs, especially during snow and ice conditions. The Environmental Police warn that during icy conditions, iced-over bodies of water may look safe, but could be a tragedy waiting to happen. Reservoirs have fluctuating water levels, making any ice covering them unstable and dangerous.