Recent News

Northwest Transfer Station to Temporarily Close; Facility to undergo renovations

The Northwest Transfer Station, 5330 Reisterstown Road, will be CLOSED for needed renovations to the scale house. This will begin on Monday, February 18, 2019. Anticipated reopening of the facility will be Monday, March 4, 2019.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Roland Park Place, Phase 2
830 W. 40th Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Recycling and Solid Waste Plan Aims for 'Less Waste, Better Baltimore'

Public and private-sector stakeholders – including environmental advocates; representatives from city businesses, schools, and hospitals; and those who live and work across the city – are among those who will have a chance to weigh in on the “Less Waste, Better Baltimore” Recycling and Solid Waste Management Master Plan.  

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Tru-Hotel by Hilton
411 S. Central Avenue (Formerly 415 S. Central Avenue)
Baltimore City, Maryland

Street Sweeping Cancelled for the Remainder of the Week

With the weather forecast showing snow followed by sub-freezing temperatures, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is cancelling street sweeping for the remainder of the week, Wednesday, Jan. 30 – Friday, Feb. 1

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Belair Road Streetscape
Belair Road from Cook Avenue to Lasalle Avenue
Baltimore City, Maryland

More Cold Weather Coming: DPW Offers Advice to Citizens

As Baltimore braces for a week of freezing temperatures and a predicted mixed-bag of precipitation on Tuesday, DPW crews are busy repairing broken water mains.  Extreme temperatures, and the resulting freezing and thawing activity, leads to an increase in water main breaks and leaks.  

Interactive Map Provides Real-Time Data on Sewer Overflows

With the Baltimore City Department of Public Works' (DPW) new interactive map, information on sanitary sewer overflows will be posted as soon as it is known. There will be no waiting for press releases or social media updates to obtain this important public health information.

What’s the City doing to Prevent Sewer Overflows?

Find out what the City is doing to prevent sewage from entering local waterways and basements, especially during heavy rains, at today’s Second Annual Consent Decree meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 1800 Washington Blvd., headquarters of the Maryland Department of the Environment, in Baltimore.

Weekend Sewer Overflow Reported

Approximately 164,000 gallons of storm water, mixed with sewer water, overflowed into the Jones Falls on Sunday, January 20, as a result of infiltration from heavy overnight rains.