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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.

  • It's time for today's #TriviaTuesday question! The first person to answer correctly will win a prize! - View Photo - Tue 10/06/2015 01:04 PM

    According to the EPA, Americans generate about 1.6 million tons of Household Hazardous Waste each year! That's the equivalent of about 7,000 Statues of Liberty! Don't forget to call DPW&P Customer Service at 508-929-1300 to schedule your Houshold Hazardous Waste Drop-off appointment for this Saturday, October 10th at 1065 Millbury St.! - Tue 10/06/2015 03:00 PM
  • Here's a great video with some tips on how to use leaves in your garden or compost pile. - View Video - Tue 10/06/2015 08:57 AM
  • We'd like to thank Rafael, a Worcester resident, for coming to Customer Service and purchasing a composter! This Earth Machine composter can be purchased for $45.00, cash or check, at the Customer Service Center. Thanks again, Rafael! - View Photo - Mon 10/05/2015 03:34 PM
  • Don't forget, any leftover or unused herbicides, pesticides, weed killers, etc., can be dropped off at this Saturday's Household Hazardous Waste Day! Call DPW&P Customer Service at (508) 929-1300 to schedule your appointment. - View Photo - Mon 10/05/2015 03:11 PM
  • This is the last week to schedule an appointment for Household Hazardous Waste Day! The collection will be this Saturday, October 10th. During the collection, there will be a FREE shredding event. No appointment is necessary for the shredding, but proof of Worcester residency is required. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call: (508) 929-1300. - View Photo - Mon 10/05/2015 09:18 AM
  • As a reminder, the DPW&P Residential Drop-off Sites will be open this weekend, rain or shine! - View Photo - Fri 10/02/2015 04:44 PM
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