Recent News

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Baltimore City, Maryland

Monitoring, Repairs Stop Potential Water Main Catastrophe

Crews working for the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) were able to complete repairs to a major water transmission main in southwest Baltimore that had been showing signs of a potent


DPW Reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow

A sanitary sewer overflowed into the Jones Falls at 5:20 p.m. Monday, June 19, following a period of heavy rain.  The total release was estimated to be 14,725 gallons.

sanitary sewer overflow

Application for Redevelopment Quantitative Control Waiver

Bainbridge – Federal Hill
501 E. Cross Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Water Contract No. 1317 for Pulaski Highway, Conkling Street & Vicinity- Water Mains Replacement & Rehabilitation

water contract

Director Chow Named Civil Engineer of the Year

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., has been named Civil Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Maryland Section. 

Application for Quantitative Control Waiver

Armistead Gardens Elementary School
Modular Building Addition
5001 E. Eager Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

JFX Lane Closures Overnight Friday to Allow for Water Main Repairs

Motorists on the Jones Falls Expressway (Interstate 83) are advised to watch for lane closures and detours near the Maryland Avenue overpass beginning Friday night, June 16. The closures are necessary to allow crews to repair a broken 10-inch water main located under the elevated portion of Maryland Avenue.

The NEW Druid Lake Project is Underway!

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, joined by Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks Acting Director William Vondrasek, and members of the Community to Kick-Off the construction of the New Druid Lake.

Media Advisory:The NEW Druid Lake Kick-Off

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and DPW Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., to announce Wednesday, June 14, the beginning of construction work on the major, five-year, $140 million project to install new water tanks at Druid Lake to protect our drinking water.