DPW Says Temporary Reduction Of Recycling Collection Has Improved EfficiencyCrews with the Baltimore Department of Public Works are now able to complete 100% of their routes, bringing more predictability to collections, the agency said Monday.
State Health, Environment Departments Advise Residents To Avoid Contact With Back River Water Following ContaminationMarylanders are advised not to swim or wade into the Back River or drink water from it. Anyone who accidentally comes into contact with the water should wash with soap and water as soon as possible, state officials said.
Audit Finds Billing & Collection Issues At Baltimore City Department Of Public WorksThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is struggling with billing and collections issues—in part due to a lack of processes in place, according to a new audit report.
Baltimore Launches Water4All Program Tying Billing To Income, An Initiative Years In The MakingMayor Brandon Scott and city officials on Tuesday launched the Water4All billing program, an initiative years in the making that ties the cost of water and wastewater service to income for some residents.
WIN Waste Innovations To Operate 8 Recycling Drop-Off Centers In Baltimore, Officials SayBaltimore has contracted WIN Waste Innovations to staff and operate eight recycling drop-off centers as the Department of Public Works remains on a bi-weekly schedule for collection, officials said Monday.
DPW Will Shift To Bi-Weekly Recycling Collection Starting Jan. 18Following weeks of service disruptions due to a rise in COVID-19 cases among staff, the Department of Public Works will begin a bi-weekly recycling schedule starting Jan. 18, the agency said Wednesday.
Mayor Scott, City Officials Advise Residents To Drive Slow, Warn Of Potential For Icy ConditionsMayor Brandon Scott and Department of Transportation director Steve Sharkey are scheduled to provide an update Friday on the city's response to the snowstorm.
Recycling Collection Delayed In More Than Two Dozen Neighborhoods Tuesday, DPW SaysRecycling collection has been delayed in more than two dozen neighborhoods Tuesday as the Department of Public Works deals with the lingering effects of Monday's snowstorm and a surge in COVID-19 cases that has presented "operational challenges," the agency said.
DPW Warns Road Conditions, Rise In COVID-19 Cases Could Delay Trash, Recycling Pickup On TuesdayThe Baltimore Department of Public Works is warning residents the condition of roads, alleys and sidewalks and a rise of COVID-19 cases among workers could cause delays in trash and recycling collection scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 4.
Downed Trees Complicate Annapolis Cleanup After Heavy, Wet SnowAnnapolis is attempting to recover from Monday morning's snow day as they attempt to clean up the eight to twelve inches of wintry weather.
Short Staffed By Covid Infections, Baltimore DPW Announces Trash Pickup ChangesThe department said crews are out Thursday afternoon and will work into the evening.
Baltimore Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In City Employee's KillingPolice are asking for the public’s help identifying the man suspected of killing a city employee in front of his children last week in Northeast Baltimore.
Keep Those Turkey Juices Out Of The Sink To Avoid A 'Fatberg,' DPW Officials Say“It’s that fat that comes off that food. You got that turkey juices. You got that fried chicken," Baltimore City DPW Superintendent Ronald McNair said.
Mayor Scott And City Officials Say Baltimore Is Ready For Winter WeatherMayor Brandon Scott and city officials said Baltimore City is prepared for snowy and icy weather this winter.
City & State Leaders Announce $5 Million Plan To Address Persistent Flooding In Northeast BaltimoreMayor Brandon Scott is holding a news conference Thursday afternoon to discuss infrastructure and ways to address flooding in Northeast Baltimore.