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. Town of Shrewsbury to Conduct Sanitary Sewer Investigations for Spring 2020

    On Mon. 2/24/2020, Weston & Sampson will begin investigations of the sanitary sewer system as part of Shrewsbury's 2020 Infiltration Investigations Project. Please "Read On" for details surrounding the project and target areas for this scope of work. Read on...
  2. Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Flushing on Main St at Old Mill Rd

    The Water and Sewer Division will be flushing the water main in the vicinity of Main Street at Old Mill Road tomorrow, April 1, 2020, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to resolve a water quality issue in this area. Read on...
  3. Important Reminder from the Shrewsbury Water and Sewer Division - Please Only Flush Toilet Paper

    We understand that toilet paper is in short supply but even "flushable" wipes are not flushable. Several communities have reported major issues with their sewer system due to products other than toilet paper being flushed. Your help is needed. Read on...
  4. Update from the Water and Division - Ongoing Sanitary Sewer Investigations will Include Night Work

    March 10th update: Weston & Sampson will begin continue investigations of the sanitary sewer system as part of Shrewsbury's 2020 Infiltration Investigations Project. Please "Read On" for details about project and target areas for this scope of work. 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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