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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.

  • As a reminder, leaf and yard waste is not to be placed anywhere in the public way. All three yard and leaf waste drop-off sites will be open on April 1st! Please keep in mind that larger branches (up to eight feet in length or eight inches in diameter) must be brought to the drop-off site at 1065 Millbury St. More information here: http://www.worcesterma.gov/dpw/seasonal-information/yard-waste-drop-off. - View Link - Tue 03/28/2017 09:35 AM
  • DPW&P Sewer Division continues to make repairs at Main St. & Cambridge St. Motorists may want to consider alternate travel routes. - Mon 03/27/2017 08:52 AM
  • Bulk waste appointments are being accepted for the Residential Drop-off Center! The first available appointment date will be Saturday, April 1st. To schedule an appointment, please call DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300. The center will also be open for yard waste disposal beginning Saturday, April 1st. The normal hours of operation for yard waste disposal are Wednesday 8:30 AM - 3:00PM, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM The yard waste drop-off sites at Clark Street and Foley Stadium will be opening for the season on Saturday, April 1st. Normal hours of operation are Wednesday, 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM. - Mon 03/27/2017 07:38 AM
  • DPW&P Sewer crews repairing Sewer main line in the area of 1050 Main St. at Cambridge St. Motorists should seek alternative routes. - Fri 03/24/2017 08:08 AM
  • We are now accepting bulk waste appointments at the Residential Drop-off Center! The first available appointment date will be Saturday, April 1st. To schedule an appointment, please call DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300. The center will also be open for yard waste disposal beginning Saturday, April 1st. The normal hours of operation for yard waste disposal are Wednesday 8:30 AM - 3:00PM, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM The yard waste drop-off sites at Clark Street and Foley Stadium will be opening for the season on Saturday, April 1st. Normal hours of operation are Wednesday, 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM. - View Photo - Thu 03/23/2017 11:59 AM
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