Recent News

Preparing Your Building for Reopening

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark reminds owners of vacated or closed businesses and/or large buildings to check their water systems in preparation for "reopening." 

Mayor Young calls for 3-month delay of water, sewer, and stormwater rate increase

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young directed the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance to develop a plan to delay the effective date for the Fiscal Year 2021 water rate increases, including water, sewer and stormwater rates.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Launch of Emergency COVID-19 Water Bill Discount

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Public Works have announced the launch of the new Emergency COVID-19 Discount, with water billing set to resume.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Public Works Announce Phase I of Reservoir Reopenings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Public Works have announced Phase I reopening of certain activities at Liberty, Loch Raven, and Prettyboy reservoi rs, as long as residents continue practicing social distancing.

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

BGE Key Crossing Reliability Initiative
Hawkins and Sollers Point
Baltimore City and County, Maryland

Application for Variance

2416 Taney Road
Baltimore City, Maryland


Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director, Matthew W. Garbark today announced that a milestone has been reached in construction of the finished drinking water tanks at the Druid Lake Reservoir. Workers have now completed the walls and roof on one of the two storage tanks being constructed at the site.

In the Mail: Postcard for Baltimore City Water Customers Water Bills Set to Restart May 8  

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) water billing operations are on track to resume Friday, May 8.  It is important to note that every customer will not receive a bill on May 8 as water bills are mailed out in cycles by zip codes.

DPW Releases Proposed Rules Guiding the Implementation of the Water Affordability Law

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) has released proposed rules and regulations to facilitate the implementation of the Water Accountability and Equity Act. These draft regulations address customer service and support for water, wastewater, and storm water billing.