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 April 5, 2019
The DPW and GFL Environmental, Inc. will be holding a household hazardous waste and electronic-waste collection day on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more...
New GLWA Website!
Last update August 21, 2018
The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) has released a new, redesigned public website at  The City of St. Clair Shores purchases drinking water from the GLWA.

_______________________________________________________________________________TTouch a Truck Event
Last update August 21, 2018
The Department of Public Works was happy to again participate in the Library Summer Reading Program end-of-year event.  The Touch-A-Truck Event was held July 31, 2018 and the DPW was able to bring a front end loader excavator and a plow truck with underbelly scraper plow and wing plow.  The evening had some rain but the children had a great time hiding from it in the equipment! See 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.
Arbor Day, Friday, April 27, 2018
Last update August 21, 2018 
The DPW celebrated Arbor Day, Friday, April 27, 2018.  See more...