Bureau of Solid Waste
The Bureau of Solid Waste maintains the City’s cleanliness through its multifaceted waste collections, cleaning and disposal programs.
Bureau of Water and Wastewater
The Water and Wastewater Bureau focuses on producing and transporting clean drinking water and collecting and treating wastewater plus the associated maintenance functions; additionally, it manages the metering and billing of approximately 412,000 retail accounts in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, as well as wholesale accounts for Carroll, Anne Arundel, Harford, and Howard Counties.
Office of Asset Management
The Office of Asset Management is responsible for optimizing the service life of sewer and water linear infrastructure through the development and implementation of proactive inspection and preventative maintenance programs.
Office of Compliance and Research
This Office of Compliance and Research is committed to enhancing environmental regulatory compliance for the Department through collaboration, management program improvements, and regulatory enforcement.
Office of Engineering and Construction
The Office of Engineering and Construction (OEC) is responsible for planning and directing the design, construction, contract administration, and inspection of utility infrastructure, dams, bridges, and water and wastewater treatment facilities.
Office of Fiscal Management
The Office of Fiscal Management is responsible for the preparation and monitoring of DPW’s operating and capital budgets, rates and financial forecasting, capital project financing, procurement and inter-jurisdictional cost sharing agreements.
Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
The Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs (OLRA) works closely with the Baltimore City Law Department, facilitating DPW’s response to claims, litigation, subpoenas, and Public Information Act requests.
Office of Legislative Affairs
The Office is responsible for participating in policy analyses and is the intermediary between this Department and elected officials at the City, State and federal levels, in concert with the Mayor’s Office of Government Relations.
Office of Strategy and Performance
The Office of Strategy and Performance (OSAP) provides assistance and takes the lead in making sure key projects and programs have thorough advanced planning, ensuring that each implementation step is well supported, managed, tracked and monitored from conception to completion.
Public Information Act Requests
The agency head or executive director is the custodian of the records for this entity.
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