Recent News

John Chalmers Sworn In as Head of the DPW Bureau of Solid Waste

Mr. John F. Chalmers was sworn in today as the new Head of the Bureau of Solid Waste for the City of Baltimore’s Department of Public Works.  Mayor Catherine E. Pugh administered the oath of office at the City Hall ceremony.  Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow. P.E., and Mr. Chalmer’s family, friends, and co-workers were in attendance. Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young was also in attendance.

DPW Releases Water Quality Data for 2017

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Water Quality Report, which provides information on water quality testing done in 2017.

In addition, the Annual Water Quality Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, informs water customers where the City’s drinking water comes from, how the water is treated, what it contains, and how it meets federal standards for tap water.

annual water quality report

Face-Time with Primes: Networking Event for Small Businesses

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., has announced that the deadline to register for “Face-Time with Primes,” a small business networking event, has been extended until Friday, April 6, 2018. 

Good Friday Holiday : DPW Offices and Yards Closed

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds everyone that Good Friday, March 30, 2018, is a City holiday. DPW offices and yards will be CLOSED. 

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Haven Overlook Demolition
601 S. Haven Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Stormwater Qualitative Control Waiver

Moores Run Stream Restoration
Stream corridor beginning northeast of 5630 Gardenville Ave. and
ending east of 6310 Frankford Ave.

Application for Redevelopment/Qualitative Waiver

Hanover Towns
1405, 1407, 1409 S. Hanover Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Checker’s Restaurant
5300 Moravia Road
Baltimore City, Maryland

‘Pay for Success’ Model Will Help Fund Baltimore’s Stormwater Projects

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announced today a new strategy for improving neighborhoods and reducing water pollution. Baltimore will work with CBF to create innovative Environmental Impact Bonds (EIB) to help pay for more than 90 of DPW’s stormwater management projects planned throughout the city.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

The Woodberry
2001 West Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore City, Maryland