Department of Public Works

DPW Vehicle BannerOn 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.

  1. Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Drought Status

    On behalf of the MEMA's Director, the Shrewsbury DPW would like to share the following message regarding the current Drought Status. Read on...
  2. Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

    The DPW does not anticipate any major delays in permit process for Stormwater Management, but some temporary changes have been made in the application process due to alternating work schedules and staff working from home. Read on...
  3. Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

    The Town of Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at the Home Farm Water Treatment Plant as part of Improvements Project Using Grant Funds from the MA Department of Environmental Protection Read on...
  4. Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Potential for Discolored Water on Tuesday 9/22

    J.L Raymaakers will be pressure testing the new sewer force main on Arrowwood Drive on Tuesday, 9/22. They will need to use a hydrant to fill the pipe with water so residents in the area of this work may experience brief periods of discolored water. Read on...
  5. Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr. This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains valuable information about our drinking water. Read on...
  6. July 21, 2020 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project

    J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020 and has installed approximately 3,900 linear feet of new sewer mains to date. Read on...
  7. Water Use Restrictions

    Water Use Restrictions are in effect May 1, 2020, and will end on September 30, 2020 Read on...
  8. Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

    The Town of Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at the Home Farm Water Treatment Plant as part of Improvements Project Using Grant Funds from the MA Department of Environmental Protection Read on...
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