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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.

  • Based on current conditions and improved forecasts, the City's water supply status is being upgraded to a non-drought status, effective 5/22/2017. The drought is effectively over. #WorcesterDrought" - View Link - Mon 05/22/2017 10:44 AM
  • Don't miss out on the Household Hazardous Waste Day on June 3rd! Schedule your appointment to safely dispose of any hazardous material that you may have at no cost. Proof of Worcester Residency and appointment required. Call DPW&P Customer Service at 508-929-1300 to schedule your Household Hazardous Waste drop-off appointment today! - View Photo - Mon 05/22/2017 09:46 AM
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 23, 2017 DPW&P will be sweeping Routes 37, 38, and 39. (PSA and Map included) - View Photo - Mon 05/22/2017 08:45 AM
  • Beginning Friday, May 19, 2017 DPW&P will be sweeping Routes 36 & 40. (PSA and Map included) - View Photo - Thu 05/18/2017 02:07 PM
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 16, 2017, DPW&P will be sweeping Route 35. - View Photo - Mon 05/15/2017 11:56 AM
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