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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.

  • Did you fly a kite at Green Hill this weekend? With spring in full swing and summer on the way, keep an eye out for events in our city parks! - View Photo - Mon 04/27/2015 07:34 AM
  • Beginning on Monday, April 27, the DPW&P will begin sweeping in the following areas. For questions, please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300. - View Photo - Fri 04/24/2015 11:21 AM
  • Please be advised that the Water Department has shut down the water mains on Plantation Street, from Lapierre Street to March Street, and on Dell Ave, from Plantation Street to Pilgrim Ave, while making repairs. Thank you for your cooperation and please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Fri 04/24/2015 09:51 AM
  • The Fit, Fly, Fun Kite Festival will be held at Green Hill Park, tomorrow (4/25) from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The event is intended to enlighten, engage and educate children and their caregivers about the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Activities include kite making, obstacle courses, basketball, prizes and more. Rain date is May 10. Free admission and free kites! - View Photo - Fri 04/24/2015 08:00 AM
  • Please be advised that the Water Department is flowing 2 hydrants on Dominion Road which may cause some rusty water in the area. Thank you for your cooperation and please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Thu 04/23/2015 02:35 PM
  • Please be advised that the Water Department has temporarily shut down the water main on Pelican Ave for standard maintenance. Thank you for your cooperation and please contact DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 with any questions or concerns. - Thu 04/23/2015 11:00 AM
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