- Public Works
The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of public infrastructure; coordinating the construction and repair of all public streets and maintaining the City's water, sewer, and stormwater systems. In addition, the DPW oversees the City's solid waste and recycle operations, manages fleet services for all City vehicles, and is responsible for inclement winter weather management. Staffed with quality professionals, the DPW works in conjunction with the Mayor and City Council to maximize funding and available resources to modernize roadways, optimize the water distribution system, provide a state-of-the-art sewer disposal system, and service the needs of Taunton residents.
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Taunton Seniors Receiving MA LIHEAP Benefits May Qualify for Senior Curbside Trash Bag ProgramStarting April 1, 2023, Taunton seniors receiving MA LIHEAP benefits may qualify for the City's Senior Curbside Trash Bag Program Read on...
Spring Hydrant Flushing Season Scheduled to Begin Monday, April 3, 2023Taunton Water Division is scheduled to start spring hydrant flushing Monday, April 3, 2023 Read on...
Meter Replacement Program Roll Out Starting Tuesday, March 14, 2023Taunton Water Division is scheduled to start scheduling meter replacement appointments Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Read on...
City of Taunton Water and Sewer Enterprise Rates Increased January 1, 2023Starting January 1, 2023 the City of Taunton's water and sewer enterprise rates increased in accordance with City Ordinances Read on...
Textile Recycling State-Mandated ChangesTaunton Public Schools and the City of Taunton partner with Bay State Textiles to provide a textile recycling outlet for Taunton residents Read on...
DPW Announces Mattress Recycling State-Mandated ChangesDPW announces state-mandated mattress recycling changes effective November 1, 2022 Read on...