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Please share this information with your friends and neighbors in Newark, especially those without an internet connection or smartphone access, and encourage them to sign up too!

Department Information

The Public Works and Water Resources Department (PWWR, for short) provides many of the daily services counted on by residents and visitors of the City of Newark through the following divisions:

  • Water Division – Drinking water treatment and distribution
  • Sewer Division – Wastewater collection and conveyance
  • Stormwater Division – Stormwater and drainage
  • Refuse Division – Curbside Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection
  • Engineering Division – Development plan review, inspections, and engineering support for City projects
  • Street Division – Repair and maintenance of City streets including snow and ice control
  • Fleet Maintenance Division – Maintenance of citywide vehicle fleet

In addition to field operations, PWWR staff is responsible for capital planning and contract administration for Newark’s water, sewer, storm, and transportation infrastructure. PWWR also serves as a point of contact between the city and local developers, contractors, state agencies, and construction firms.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), click here.

CivicConnect, A Great Resource for City of Newark Residents

The CivicConnect application helps residents obtain information about curbside and drop-off services provided by the City of Newark, as well as services provided by other public agencies.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan for Sidewalk, Curbs, and Ramps

The City of Newark is committed to making all sidewalk and curb ramp areas accessible to all pedestrians including those with disabilities. Any correspondence such as complaints, comments, and recommendations should be submitted to the City of Newark ADA Coordinator in writing at the address or email below.

Ethan J. Robinson
Planning and Design Engineer
City of Newark
220 South Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
erobinson@newark.de.us