Recent News

BIG TRUCK DAY: Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Rash Field

BIG TRUCK DAY has a new location and a new time: Saturday, May 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Rash Field in Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor.  Rash Field is located at 201 Key Highway, at the foot of Federal Hill, and adjacent to the Maryland Science Center.

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Proposed Day Care Center
1001 N. Dukeland Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

City Holiday: Good Friday, April 19, 2019

Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds Baltimore City residents that Good Friday, April 19, 2019, is a City holiday. Department of Public Works’ offices and yards will be CLOSED that day. There will be no solid waste or recycling collections on that day.

Trash or recycling that is normally collected on Fridays, will be collected on the make-up day, Saturday, April 20, 2019. 

Stormwater Management Waiver

BGE Gas Main Contract No. 14448341
South Baltimore Phase 5

Stormwater Management Waiver

BGE Contract No. 171711
Operation Pipeline Program
Bolton Hill - 19

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Old Carnegie Building, Johns Hopkins University
115 W. University Parkway
Baltimore City, Maryland  21210

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Replacement of Bridge No. BC4202 Broening Highway over Colgate Creek and Associated Roadway Improvements

Get Ready for Earth Day: A Recycling Trifecta

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) celebrates Earth Day with a Recycling Trifecta:  Paper Shredding, Recycle Bin Sale, and a Plastic Bag Takeback on Saturday, April 13. The event will take place at the Edmondson-Westside High School, 501 N. Athol Ave. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is for Baltimore City residents onlyOn this day, DPW will offer free paper shredding for city residents, will take back plastic bags, and recycling bins will be on sale at discounted prices.

DPW Releases Water Quality Report for 2018

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) has published its 2018 Water Quality Report, which shows that the water that we provide to residential and commercial customers continues to meet or exceed regulatory standards. This annual report informs residents 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.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Season Begins

Baltimore City Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds residents that DPW’s Household Hazardous Waste collection season gets underway this week, on Friday and Saturday, April 5 - 6.