Public Works


Due to above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall, we are asking for a voluntary reduction in outdoor water use.  Your actions can help prevent the need for a mandatory outdoor watering ban if dry conditions persist in the coming days and weeks.  

From the Recycling & Disposal Facility (RDF):
Please click on links for each event for additional information and procedures. 

  • March 31, 2020: A Message to Residents Read Here
  • March 26, 2020: New RDF Procedures Read Here.
From the Water & Sewer Division:
   Grove Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project Read Here. 

Public Works Building

The Town of Wellesley Department of Public Works is dedicated to providing in a safe and cost effective manner the essential, emergency, and maintenance services, together with information and planning support, to protect, maintain, and improve the Town's assets and infrastructure for the safety and well being of the community.


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    #Think Blue Wellesley

    Take photos of important storm water subjects, post them on social media, and win! Join the #ThinkBlueWellesley campaign. 

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    Softball Fields Renovation 

    The DPW is overseeing the renovations of Lee softball field and the Hunnewell multi-purpose field.
    Learn more.

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    RDF Hours and Special Events

    View the calendar of events and hours at the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF).
    Read more.

Whenever possible, the Town of Wellesley manages all public land with organic alternatives. Watch this video to learn about the DPW's participation in the "Healthy Yard" campaign.

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