DPW is committed to meeting with residents and stakeholders about our many initiatives to improve our wastewater and water infrastructure and look forward to seeing you at one of our 2015 public information community meetings.

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mayor, City of Baltimore
Rudolph S. Chow, P.E.
Director of Public Works
Welcome to Clean Water Baltimore

Clean water is our most valuable natural resource. Water connects us, restores us, and gives life and sustenance.

Clean Water Baltimore — our all-inclusive approach to guarantee clean waterways for this generation of citizens and the next — was designed with you in mind.



BaltiMeter Project 
Baltimore City’s DPW performs meter reading, billing, and maintenance services for the City’s approximately 203,000 water customers and the County's approximately 204,000 water customers. 

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Moving closer to creating a fishable and swimmable harbor.

The primary cause of water pollution in Baltimore is contaminated stormwater runoff (the only major source of pollution that is growing in the Chesapeake Bay). 

On December 27, 2013, The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) reissued a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permit to the City of Baltimore.

Permit Overview l MS4,WIP Info


Reservoir Projects

Druid Hill Pavillion video, Design of Ashburton Reservoir Tanks,
Ashburton Project Presentation, Druid Lake Project Presentation and more...

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Stormwater Advisory Committee - SWAC

Information, meeting dates and minutes and Baltimore City Code, Article 8 covers ethics provisions for the City

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Water & Sewer Line Protection

Protection from the expense and inconvenience of interior and exterior home plumbing repairs. 

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What Is The Sewer Lateral Inspection And Renewal Program?

Under this program, the City will inspect and, if necessary, repair the public side of sewer laterals that  have a history of blockages dating to 2008 and no record of being repaired.

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Press Releases

  Capital Projects...
  Customer Service...

Department of Public Works Projects
Capital projects, Consent Decree, Stormwater and Water Construction
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  Upcoming Events & Activities  

To be announced

  Community Meetings  

MS4 Permit, Information, & Annual Reports:
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  Construction Project Meetings  

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