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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.

  • Beginning on Monday May1, DPW&P will be sweeping in routes 18 & 19 - View Photo - Fri 04/28/2017 04:27 PM
  • When it rains, you save! The deadline to order your rain barrel from the Great American Rain Barrel Company is tomorrow (4/29) at 5:00 PM! Don't miss out on this amazing deal! Remember, proof of Worcester residency is NOT required for you to take advantage of this offer! https://www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com/community/ - View Link - Fri 04/28/2017 08:00 AM
  • Water Division has a temporary shut down at 129 Pleasant St. between Irving St. & Oxford St. Residents may experience No Water, Rusty Water or Low pressure conditionl. This is only a temporary shut down while repairs are being made. - Thu 04/27/2017 02:42 PM
  • The Water Division had shut down the entire water main on Scandinavia Ave. & Wescott Ave. From Paris Ave. to Forkey St. Emergency repairs are on going. Area residents may experience No Water, Rusty Water or Low Pressure conditions. - Thu 04/27/2017 10:36 AM
  • The DPW&P Water Division has shut down the entire water main on Scandinavia Ave. and Wescott Ave. from Paris Ave. to Forkey St. Emergency repairs are on going. Residents in this area may experience rusty water, no water or low pressure conditions. Please call DPW&P if you have further questions. - Thu 04/27/2017 09:54 AM
  • Don't miss out on the Household Hazardous Waste Day on June 3rd! Schedule your appointment to safely dispose of any hazardous material that you may have at no cost. Proof of Worcester Residency and appointment required. Call DPW&P Customer Service at 508-929-1300 to schedule your Household Hazardous Waste drop-off appointment today! - View Photo - Thu 04/27/2017 08:00 AM
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