Recent News

DPW Releases Rate Study Report

In recognition of the public interest and oversight, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today provided Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young with a copy of the latest water rate study report

Furloughed U.S. Employees and Contractors Eligible for Water Bill Late Fee Waiver, Payment Plans

Due to the hardship created by the partial U.S. government shutdown, Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh has approved the waiver of late fees on water bills for furloughed federal employees and contractors who are customers of the Baltimore City water system.

Recycle Coach Coming Monday, Jan. 14!

Is part of your New Year’s resolution to become a better recycler? Not to forget your scheduled collection day? Recycle right by not putting the wrong thing in the bin? Become a better recycler by downloading the free Recycle Coach app, which will be available to Baltimore City residents on Monday, Jan. 14.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Stadium Square II Office – 160 W Ostend St
150 W Ostend St
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Baltimore City Animal Services Facility
2490 Giles Road
Baltimore City, Maryland

New Rates, Assistance Program Will Help Assure Baltimore Provides Essential Water Services

We take it for granted when we turn on the faucet that clean, safe water will flow. But there are very real costs to providing drinking water, treating wastewater, and safely mitigating polluted stormwater runoff. 

Update: Temporary Road Closure at Loch Raven Reservoir

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW)  announced Friday, Jan. 4 that the temporary closure of Loch Raven Drive, between Providence Road and Morgan Mill Road, will last for at least two weeks. The road was closed Thursday, Jan. 3 , because of destabilization caused by heavy rainfall over the last several months.

Application for Phased Development Waiver

Druid Heights Community
 “Bakers View” Phase 2
585 – 593 Baker St., 2248 Brunt St., 2309 – 2323 Division St.
Baltimore City, Maryland

Residents are invited to attend “DPW IN THE COMMUNITY” on Friday, January 4

Got a question about your water bill?  Want to find out what projects DPW is working on for customers? Looking for a job?  DPW Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., will answer these questions and more from citizens at “DPW in the Community,” on Friday, Jan. 4.   Two meetings will be held, one in the morning and one in the evening.

Mayor Pugh Announces Baltimore's YH20 Water Mentoring Program now Accepting Applications

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh today announced that recruitment is underway for the next class of YH20 Water Mentoring Program participants.  Applications will be accepted Jan. 2 through Feb. 8 and may be downloaded from the DPW or MOED website. To date, over 50 residents have completed the program, which prepares young Baltimoreans for entry-level jobs in the water industry.

YH2Owater mentoring