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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.

  • August 17, 2017: DPW&P Water Division has shut down the water main on Burncoat St. from Mary Ann Drive to Dorothy Avenue for an emergency repair. Area residents may experience no water, rusty water, or low water pressure. - View Photo - Thu 08/17/2017 10:11 AM
  • August 16, 2017: DPW&P Water Division has shut down the water main on Burncoat St. from Dorothy Avenue to Mary Ann Drive for emergency repair. Area residents may experience no water, rusty water, or low water pressure. - View Photo - Wed 08/16/2017 09:27 AM
  • A main break on Lake Ave. is requiring an emergency shut down of the water service on Lake Ave. between Anna St. and Ayrshire Rd. Homes in the area will experience no water until the repair is complete. Rusty water and cloudy water may be experienced as well. - View Photo - Tue 08/15/2017 01:25 PM
  • 08/10/17- Worcester DPW&P Water Division has shut down the water main on Thorndyke Road from Burncoat Street to Monterey Road, for an emergency repair. Area residents may experience rusty water, no water, or low pressure. - Thu 08/10/2017 11:19 AM
  • August 10, 2017: Worcester DPW&P repaired a water main break in the Amesbury Street area overnight. Repairs have been completed. Residents may experience some lingering rusty water conditions. - Thu 08/10/2017 08:15 AM
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