Public Works Department

The DPW functions to provide safe travel over city streets and walkways, Training 2environmental stewardship through the treatment and distribution of high quality potable water, efficient conveyance and treatment of wastewater, and the management of storm water to meet environmental standards. We assist and promote the economic development and sustainable growth of the city through maintenance of City assets, the plan review process, mapping and related engineering services.

The DPW promotes a higher quality of life in Fitchburg through the provision of varied and numerous leisure and recreational opportunities including the maintenance and improvement of public lands and parks, creating residential recreation programming, supporting local recreational organizations and the operation and maintenance of public burial grounds.


Fitchburg's SeeClickFix app is a way to submit requests to the DPW.


streets division

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engineering division

Engineering Dept





Wastewater Division

Wastewater East

Water Division

Image: Falulah Water Treatment Facility and link to Water Division

Weekly Updates:

Weekly Reports from the Commissioner:

Here is the latest of what's happening at DPW! 

Weekly Notice of Upcoming Work:

Here's what the DPW is planning this week!
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    Skid Steer and Cold Planer Hit City Roads

    The City of Fitchburg DPW has purchased and placed in service new equipment to remove potholes. Mayor Stephen L. DiNatale inaugurated the new skidsteer-mounted cold planer this morning on Temple Street as DPW crew’s grinded away potholes. Read on...
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    Fitchburg Walking and Jogging Club Registration Now Available

    The Fitchburg Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Walking and Jogging Club registration is now available. The Walking and Jogging Club is a partnership between the City of Fitchburg and Fitchburg State University. Read on...
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    City-Wide Water Meter Upgrade Project

    In a continuing effort to improve our water service to you, the City of Fitchburg Water Department, is implementing a city-wide upgrade to our water metering system. The project will begin in the fall of 2019 and be completed by the fall of 2020. Read on...
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