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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.

  • Head to the top of Bancroft Tower this Sunday from 10AM - 2PM! In case of inclement weather, visit Park Spirit of Worcester, Inc.'s Facebook page for updated information. - View Photo - Fri 10/21/2016 07:41 AM
  • Sign-ups are now open for the 2016 Ski/Snowboard program! This 8-week Ski and Snowboard program is available to students, siblings, and parents/guardians, as well as friends and other family members. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Park's Division at (508) 799-1190. - View Photo - Thu 10/20/2016 08:22 AM
  • DPWP would like to thank the WRTA for doing their part to inform the community! #community #WRTA #doyourpart #WorcesterDrought Worcester Regional Transit Authority - View Photo - Wed 10/19/2016 02:23 PM
  • TODAY is the last day to register to vote! You can check your voter registration status by visiting: For questions on registering or voting, visit: or contact the Election Commission at (508) 799-1134. - View Link - Wed 10/19/2016 07:46 AM
  • DPW&P will be opening the outlet valve at Indian Lake during the week of October 31st to begin the annual winter drawdown. For questions, please call the DPW&P Customer Service Center at (508) 929-1300. - View Photo - Tue 10/18/2016 08:38 AM
  • To schedule an appointment, please call DPW&P Cusotmer Service at (508) 929-1300. - View Photo - Tue 10/18/2016 07:49 AM
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