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Public Works & Parks

Public Works & Parks

The mission of the Department of Public Works and Parks is to maintain the City's water, sewer and street and traffic systems for the protection of the public's safety and to maintain all city parks, playgrounds, beaches and street trees, as well as maintaining the cemetery and public buildings so as to improve the quality of life for all the citizens of Worcester.

The Department of Public Works and Parks endeavors to provide effective street and traffic control maintenance, deliver safe, potable drinking water, proper maintenance at the cemetery, provide well maintained parks and beaches, including a golf course, effective building management oversight and structural expertise, properly dispose of sewage and collect and dispose of residential solid waste efficiently and economically.

DPW&P is here for you all year round, ready to solve your public works problems, direct you, or just answer your questions.

Latest News

The latest news via the City of Worcester DPW&P Facebook Page.

  • July 17, 2017: Worcester DPW&P Water Division has shut down the water main on Knapp Avenue, from Fielding Street to Clegg Street to the dead end, for an emergency repair. Area residents may experience no water, rusty water or low pressure conditions. No estimated time of repair. - Mon 07/17/2017 10:45 AM
  • A fire pump flow test will occur on Sunday, July 16, in the vicinity of North Lake Avenue, Plantation Street and Belmont Street. Residences in the area may experience rusty water. If rusty water occurs, delay washing laundry and do not use your hot water taps until the cold water runs clear. - Sat 07/15/2017 12:00 PM
  • July 13, 2017: Worcester DPW&P Water Division has shut down the water main on Westland Street from Highland Street to Institute Road for an emergency repair. Area residents may experience no water, rusty water or low water pressure. - Thu 07/13/2017 09:03 AM
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