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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.

  • Today is officially the start of winter! Who's counting down the days until summer? - View Photo - Sun 12/21/2014 09:00 AM
  • As a reminder we continue to expect all 3 residential drop-off sites to remain open for yard waste this weekend. The sites at 370 Clark Street and 290 Chandler Street will be open on Saturday from 9:00-4:00. The site at 1065 Millbury Street will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-4:00. Just remember to bring a proof of Worcester residency! Please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Fri 12/19/2014 12:35 PM
  • Please be advised that the Water Department will be shutting down the water main on Beacon Street from Hermon Street to Oread Street to make emergency repairs. This will effect a few businesses and several houses in the area. Please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Fri 12/19/2014 12:33 PM
  • Please be advised that the Water Department has shut off the water on Tuckerman Street from Salisbury Street to Institute Road due to a water main break. Thank you for your cooperation and please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Fri 12/19/2014 09:26 AM


  • UPDATE: The main on Tuckerman Street from Salisbury Street to Institute Road has been turned back on. Please contact DPW&P Customer Service with any questions or concerns.

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