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Public Works
Richard J. Waldo, P.E.

Eric L. Larsen
Deputy Director

Sherry Prada
Operations Director

Veterans Memorial Community Center
2 Mayflower St
Provincetown, MA  02657

Ph: (508) 487-7060
Fx: (508) 487-4675

Monday - Thursday
7:00 am-4:00 pm
7:00 am-11:00 am
The Provincetown Department of Public Works is responsible for all of the Town's public works functions, including Buildings & Grounds, Cemetery, Highway, Sewer, Trash & Recycling, and Water.

Water Emergencies
For water emergencies outside of regular business hours or on an observed holiday please contact the Provincetown Police Department at (508) 487-1212 in order to dispatch an on-call technician. Please note that there is a fee for after-hours call-outs.

Town Receives Stimulus Grants

Provincetown is the recipient from USDA Rural Development of $22 million in federal stimulus money (ARRA) for major water and sewer capital projects. Water improvements include a water treatment facility at Knowles Crossing that will obviate the need for annual hydrant flushing. Sewer infrastructure improvements include removing the grinder pumps from the extremeties of the system and extending service from Snail Road to the Truro town line.

Town Wide Paving Management Plan presentation
All public roads were surveyed for their current condition, an overview of existing paving conditions in town, and repair costs and budget constraints were identified.
Process included: Develop street characteristic database; summarize historic street repair records; estimate repair costs; prioritize road in most need of repair; and integrate pavement management with drainage, water supply, sewer extension, and other infrastructure management for annual budget process. 

Management Plan Presentation

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Spring 2017 Water Main Flushing Schedule
The Provincetown Water Department has scheduled the Spring Water Main Flushing Program to begin April 10, 2017, weather permitting. The program is expected to continue through April 28, 2017. Read on...
Amendment to Sewer Regulations
The Provincetown Water and Sewer Board held a public hearing in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Veterans Memorial Community Center, 2 Mayflower St., Provincetown, MA 02657 on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to amend the Sewer Rules and Regulations Read on...
Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560