Public Works

BULK COLLECTION SERVICE ~ Provided by the Department of Public Works

To make a reservation for a Bulky Item Collection, call Wednesdays at 410-939-1800.
You are encouraged to call early in the day as space is limited.

For details about this City service, click on the link:
Bulk Collection as of 5.7.18

NOTE:  If you have bulky items that are in decent shape, please call either of the following for a free curbside collection.
ReStore of Aberdeen (They collect on behalf of Habitat for Humanity) Ph. 443-567-7698 
GoGreen Drop at 888-944-3767 (They collect on behalf of Purple Heart, The American Red Cross, Society of St. Vincent de Paul and National Federation of the Blind.)

CURBSIDE TRASH, RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE COLLECTIONS ~ Provided by Waste Industries 
The Curbside Collection Program for City Residents is provided by our contractor Waste Industries.  Collections include: Yard Waste, Regular Household Trash and Recyclables. Waste Industries must follow the guidelines of Baltimore County Transfer Station for our trash disposal and the Harford County Recycling Center for Yard Waste and Recycling.
For Questions about this contracted service, please call the Department of Public Works or the contractor- Waste Industries directly at 410-457-0404.

The guidelines for the collections can be found here:

2018 Curbside Collection

To find your collection day, click on the following links:

Collection by Streets-2018

Collection By Neighborhood – Schedule 2018

The Department of Public Works’ responsibilities also include maintaining City streets, sidewalks, curbs, parks and trees.  

REPORTING PROBLEMS

+ Tree Limb on Power Line

+ Reporting Problem Trees

+ Reporting Street-Related Problems

+ Reporting Street Light Outages

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The Department of Public Works provides Water Production and Distribution to homes, businesses and fire hydrants.

WATER QUALITY-Updated
QUESTIONS? You can call the Water Plant directly at 410-939-1070. Staff on-site 24/7.

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining the sewer system throughout the City.

AVOID SEWER BACK-UPS

+ Protecting Your Pipes ~ Preventing Sewer Backups

Clogged Pipes – A COSTLY PROBLEM ~ Take a moment to see the attached photos that capture what our Public Works Crews are finding in your sewer pipes.

Clogged Pipes-A Costly Problem

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BGE’s GAS LINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT! 

BGE is currently working on a​n​ extensive gas line replacement ​project ​in the City. It will be in three phases​:​ phase one will last up to 9 months, the next two phases will last a couple of years. They are up grading the ​L​ow ​P​ressure ​G​as ​L​ines with High ​P​ressure ​L​ines. Work will be ​scheduled ​Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., no weekends. Expect delays​. ​ ​F​laggers ​will be on the job site​. Please​ use caution in the work area.
You will see their signs around town letting you know where you can/cannot park while work is being done.

Black & Veatch Water and Sewer Rate Study Water and Sewer Rate Study