Baltimore Meets Restoration Milestone in Stormwater Permit

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudy S. Chow, P.E., announced that Baltimore has met its stormwater discharge permit requirement to restore an equivalent of 20 percent of its impervious surface to the maximum extent possible.


Baltimore’s Drinking Water Reservoirs Have Excellent Storage as Fall Approaches

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., announced today that Baltimore’s three raw-water reservoirs will enter autumn with an abundant supply of water for our 1.8 million customers.


Styrofoam Recycling Vendor to Pull Service May 21

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) has been notified that the free polystyrene recycling service, located at the Northwest Citizens Convenience Center on Sisson Street, will be discontinued as of Monday, May 21.


Baltimore Promotes Recycling with Public Bins

Visitors as well as residents will have more opportunities to recycle and keep the City of Baltimore beautiful, thanks to a $10,580 grant from Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola for 20 public recycling bins.


Monitoring, Repairs Stop Potential Water Main Catastrophe

Crews working for the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) were able to complete repairs to a major water transmission main in southwest Baltimore that had been showing signs of a potent


Discounted Water Rates Greet Customers of DPW’s New Water Billing System

As Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) continues its transition to monthly billing, customers in the City will notice discounts in the first bills, which are beginning to go out


Board of Estimates Approves New Water Rate Structure

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, a new rate structure for City water bills that does away with the minimum billing model, and instead provides a more fair, transparent way of paying for water and sewer service.


Water Main Breaks Dramatically Decline

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudy S.


Baltimore Water is Tops in Taste

Drinking water from Baltimore’s Montebello Filtration Plants won first place in its division in the annual taste test Friday, May 13, conducted by the Chesapeake Section of the American Water Works


Back River Project Moves Forward With New Construction Model

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved a contract Wednesday, May 4, that will allow work on the Headworks project at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant to proceed under an innovative