Recent News

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Paul’s Place at Cross Street Corner
928 Washington Boulevard
Baltimore City, Maryland

Sewer Overflow into Gwynns Falls Abated Same Day

Trash and debris contributed to a sewer overflow Tuesday, July 9, in the 4600 block of Briarclift Road.  This overflow of about 14,400 gallons occurred during dry weather and was caused by a combination of trash, rocks and other debris.  

Stormwater Management Waiver

Gas Main Contract No. 15027607 / 15027577
Wilkens Avenue Bridge

Statement on Social Media Posts

The City recognizes that all employees have the protection guaranteed by the First Amendment to think or believe whatever they choose.  The reports in this instance show speech that is repugnant and hurtful to many people, but the Law Department has made it clear that such thoughts are protected.

Heavy Rains Contribute to Sewer Overflows

Rains over the weekend and continuing on Monday, July 8, 2019, contributed to sewer overflows of about 1.3 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Mother Mary Lange Catholic School
732 West Lexington Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

The Catholic High School of Baltimore
2800 Edison Highway
Baltimore City, Maryland

DPW Reminder:No Swimming at City Reservoirs

With a long holiday weekend ahead, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., has issued a reminder to the public that swimming is not allowed in City reservoirs.  Please be safe and responsible: Do not swim in the City’s reservoirs.

Water Bill Assistance Program Applications Begin Monday, July 1

Applications for the Baltimore H2O Assists program, a sound and generous way of addressing the genuine concerns over water bill affordability, are available at the Abel Wolman Building, 200 Holliday St., Room 8, Baltimore MD 21202.

July 4 Holiday: DPW Offices, Yards Closed; No Trash and Recycling Collections

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds everyone that Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, is a City holiday.