Recent News

Sewer Overflow Stopped

On the afternoon of June 4, 2019, DPW crews noted the leakage of a broken sewer line into a storm drain at West Northern Parkway and Cylburn Avenue. Crews completed a bypass pumping operation on June 5, stopping the overflow of slightly over 11,100 gallons. 

New Water Bill Assistance Will Help Assure Affordability

The Baltimore H2O Assists program, set to take effect July 1, is a sound and generous way of addressing the genuine concerns over water bill affordability confronting the City’s most economically fragile households.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

The Collective at Canton
1200 S Haven Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

DPW Warns: Beware of Scams

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., is advising Baltimore City water customers to be aware of scams.  This afternoon, an individual presenting himself as a DPW employee, approached a resident in the Hamilton area and asked for payment of his water bill.  This is a scam, and DPW does not make collections in this manner.


‘Less Waste’ Master Plan Progress Meetings

Citizens are invited to attend the next Less Waste, Better Baltimore community meeting.  This will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4 at Merganthaler Vocational-Technical High School, 3500 Hillen Road.

Stormwater Management Waiver

BGE Gas Main Contract No. 14754286
Upper Fells Point Phase 1

Stormwater Management Waiver

[Gas Main] Contract No. 14997902
Charles Street

Stormwater Management Waiver

BGE Gas Main Contract No. 14838969 
Berea Phase 1

Ashburton Water Filtration Plant Tour June 1 for Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works will provide free, public tours of the Ashburton Water Filtration Plant on Sat., June 1, as part of the Smithsonian's Water / Ways exhibit.

Clean Drain Campaign in Schools ends with a bang – Top winner gets $2,250 with nearly 70% participation

Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School as the winner in the Clean Drain Campaign for schools.  Four Baltimore City schools participated in the campaign.