Go To Search
Click to Home
Public Works
Snow, Weather, and Emergency Information:
For information on snow, weather, and emergency notifications, click here to visit the City's 'Snow Center' page.

To Report a Missed Trash Pick-Up, Pothole, etc.
To contact the DPW to report a missed trash pick-up, report a pothole, etc, click here to visit the City's 'Citizen Request' page.

Michael Hale AICP
Director of Public Works

Mark Cole
Assistant Director of Public Works, Trash & Recycling

Joe Lucido
Assistant Director of Operations

Physical Address
28 Poplar St.
Gloucester, MA 01930

Mailing Address
c/o City Hall
9 Dale Ave.
Gloucester, MA  01930

Ph: 978-325-5600
Fx: 978-281-3896

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

7:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Gloucester Department of Public Works is comprised of six divisions:

The business office on Poplar Street is the main contact point for all divisions.

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water

Is There Lead In My Tap Water?

How to Identify Lead Free Certification Marks for Drinking Water System & Plumbing Products

After Hours Contact Information
  • For any after hours emergency situations concerning the Gloucester Department of Public Works, please contact the Gloucester Police Department at 978-283-1212.
  • If your emergency is related to a STEP sewer system or City-maintained grinder sewer system, please call 800-499-9070.
  • If your trash or recycling was missed, call JRM Hauling & Recycling at 800-323-4285.

Summer Employment - Lifeguard, Lot Attendant and Laborer Applications
The Department of Public Works offers seasonal positions for students in college or heading off to college in the Fall.

Please click here for application. 

Water & Sewer Construction Projects.

Construction improvements to the City's water treatment system are currently scheduled and are being financed by the Massachusetts Drinking water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).  Please click here for more information.


Construction improvements to the City's sewer system including sewer collection system and dewer pump stations are currently ongoing and are being financed by the Massachusetts Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).  Please click here for more information.

Home     Contact Us     Documents     Pay Bills     Departments     Translate     Sitemap     Accessibility     Employment     Copyright     Powered by CivicPlus