Category: Public Works

Spring Sweeping Schedule

2022 Sidewalk Sweeping Schedule  WEATHER PERMITTING 3/22-4/1 Winn St Main St (South) Main St (North) Kilby St Pleasant St Arlington Rd-Lake Ave Warren Ave Wyman St Lowell St Bedford Rd Locust St Willow St Russell St Green St Montvale Ave 4/4-4/12 Vernon St Bow St Wood St Pine St Salem St Central St     … Continued

Fix a Leak Week, 2022

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Fix a Leak Week starts today, March 14 through 20, 2022—but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your … Continued

City of Woburn Water Dispenser Station for Woburn Residents

City Of Woburn Water Dispenser Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street Mass DEP has approved the Woburn Water Department’s (Woburn) request to place into service a water bottle filling station that is part of the City’s Short-Term Corrective Action Plan to address PFAS6 detected in Woburn’s drinking water. The water dispenser is free of charge … Continued

Sewer Rehabilitations

National Water Main Cleaning Co. (NWMCC) is scheduled to continue television inspection of rehabilitated sewers on Monday, February 14, 2022, through Friday, February 18, 2022. NWMCC will be working between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM on the following streets: Bow Street Carter Road Eastern Avenue Fairview Road First Street High Street Hilltop … Continued

Windy weather? Don’t forget the drains!

With the expected wind and rain from the forecasted nor’easter tonight and tomorrow, don’t forget to keep an eye on the storm drains near your house!  As the leaves come off the trees, they sometimes cover up the storm drains, or catch basins, in the street, causing flooding.  Woburn DPW cleans them as often as … Continued

Stop the Spread-Spotted Lanternfly

Stop the Spread!!! The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced today that a small population of the invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in the City of Fitchburg, close to where a lanternfly nymph was reported earlier this summer. Agricultural inspectors are in the middle of performing extensive surveys in the area, but currently … Continued

Annual Water System Flushing Program Continues

Annual Water System Flushing Program The City of Woburn Water Department will be conducting water system flushing throughout the City beginning Monday, May 10, 2021.  System flushing will continue through the next few months.  Flushing of the water system will be conducted on weekdays between the hours of 8:30am to 3pm.  The program will be completed … Continued

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in … Continued

Public Works Week 2021

Public Works Week 2021 Our Public Works personnel design, install, maintain, and manage our City infrastructure.  This includes everything from the water, sewer and drainage systems, to the roads, sidewalks and parks throughout the City of Woburn.  Their work is done in all kinds of weather, night and day, and is vital to the public … Continued

Drinking Water Week 2021

It’s Drinking Water Week!  May 2-8, 2021 is Drinking Water Week. For more than 40 years the American Water Works Association and its members have used Drinking Water Week as a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives.  We would … Continued