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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 know that failure to respond to the City Census will result in a change in your voter status? You can avoid an "inactive" voting status by verifying census information online here: http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/city-census - View Photo - Thu 02/11/2016 12:16 PM
  • Hey Worcester, do you want to build a snowman? We want to see it! Send us pics of your best snowman and we'll send you a small token of our appreciation, while supplies last. Next week is Winter Vacation for Worcester Public Schools. Get the kids outside and have some fun building a snow masterpiece. Email your photos to dpw@worcesterma.gov and you might see your snowman on the DPW&P Facebook page. Please be sure to include your mailing address when emailing photos. - Thu 02/11/2016 08:22 AM
  • DECLARED WINTER PARKING BAN LIFTED THE DECLARED WINTER PARKING BAN IS LIFTED AS OF 7:00PM ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, 2016. - Wed 02/10/2016 04:00 PM
  • Don't forget that today is the last day to register to vote or change party enrollment for the Presidential Primary on March 1st! Register to vote online here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/OVR/ Election commission: http://www.worcesterma.gov/city-clerk/elections - View Photo - Wed 02/10/2016 10:56 AM
  • Valentine's Day is this Sunday. Did you know that the American valentine industry started right here in Worcester?! In 1847, Worcester resident Esther Howland received an English valentine, which inspired her to design her own. With a little creativity, you can recycle household materials into beautiful and unique valentines! Here are a few ideas: http://craftingagreenworld.com/2016/01/15/recycled-valentines-day-crafts/ #KeepWorcesterGreen - View Link - Wed 02/10/2016 07:41 AM
  • As your cleaning your driveways and sidewalks, be sure to shovel smart to prevent injuries this winter. - View Photo - Tue 02/09/2016 01:04 PM
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