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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.

  • Icicles hanging off a house can cause both a safety hazard to people and damage to roof or gutters. - View Photo - Fri 01/20/2017 08:52 AM
  • Remember, there is no such thing as 100 percent safe ice! - View Link - Thu 01/19/2017 02:40 PM
  • Broken limbs hanging in trees can pose a safety risk and should be reported immediately. Never attempt to remove a broken limb from a City tree, please call DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300. - View Photo - Thu 01/19/2017 08:36 AM
  • The declared Winter Parking ban is lifted as of 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. - View Photo - Wed 01/18/2017 11:27 AM
  • Please be advised there is a water main shut down on Orrison Street while emergency repairs are made. Residences in the area may experience no water, low pressure or rusty water. - Wed 01/18/2017 11:02 AM

    Update: The water main on Orrison St. has been turned back on. - Wed 01/18/2017 02:16 PM
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