Department of Public Works

On June 26, 2018, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to approve the creation of a Department of Public Works pursuant to Section 11 of the Town Manager Act.  The Public Works department has oversight over Shrewsbury public infrastructure, including public buildings, roadways, parks and our water utility.

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Please view each of our Division pages for more information on their activities.

  1. DPW Newsletter- The Works- January 2020

  2. 1/16/2020 Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing has concluded for today.

    Unidirectional flushing has concluded for today and will be scheduled to continue when the weather permits. Read on...
  3. January 13, 2020 Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

    Hydra Tech will continue water valve cleaning and exercising this week as part of the unidirectional flushing program, weather permitting. Read on...
  4. Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Leak Detection Program Update

    Prowler Water Conservation will be completing leak detection on the Town's water distribution system over the next few weeks, weather permitting. Read on...
  5. Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

    In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division conducted voluntary testing for the emerging contaminant known as PFAS. Read on...
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