Public Works

The Department of Public Works manages the infrastructure for the City of St. Clair Shores.

DPW Complex




Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste

Hazardous Waste


To report a water or sewer emergency after hours, call Police Dispatch at 586-777-6700.

________________________________________________________________________________Household Hazardous Day
Last update February 28, 2018
The DPW and GFL Environmental, Inc. will be holding a household hazardous waste and electronic-waste collection day on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more...

________________________________________________________________________________Touch a Truck Event
Last update August 21, 2017
The Department of Public Works was happy to participate in the Touch-A-Truck Event, which was the Library Children's Reading Club end of summer event on August 1, 2017. Read more...

Lead and Copper Testing
Last update March 11, 2016
On March 1, 2016 the City received the attached passing Test Results. All 10 of the samples taken resulted in lead levels below 2.0 parts per billion (ppb). The Action Level for lead is 15 ppb. Read more...
Green Infrastructure Grant
Last update April 16, 2014
The DPW awarded $250,000 U.S EPA Great Lakes Initiative Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant. Read more...

________________________________________________________________________________DWSD Water Treatment Plant
Last update October 28, 2014
See what goes in to treating our drinking water at the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Water Treatment Plant.
Celebrate Arbor Day, Friday, April 28, 2017
Last update February 21, 2017
The DPW will celbrate Arbor Day, Friday, April 28, 2017.