Category Archives: Public Works

City of WPB 2013 Holiday Sanitation Schedule

. .   Labor Day 9/2/13 REGULAR SCHEDULE . —————————————————————– . Columbus Day 10/14/13 REGULAR SCHEDULE . —————————————————————– . Veterans Day 11/11/13 REGULAR SCHEDULE . —————————————————————– . Thanksgiving Day 11/28/13 No pick up on Thanksgiving day. If your regular pick up day is Thursday, you will be picked up on Friday. If your regular pick […]

Be a Part of One of the Greatest Sustainability Summits…FOR FREE!

Thanks to our great Sponsors, registration has just been made free to all businesses, residents, students, teachers and volunteers of West Palm Beach! (West Palm Beach, FL) – The e4 Sustainability Summit is just around the corner- and we’ve partnered with the National Green Schools Network to bring national speakers and exhibitors to the PB […]

New Year’s Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

Happy New Year from the West Palm Beach Department of Engineering and Public Works!   PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE DIFFERENT SCHEDULES FOR GARBAGE, YARD WASTE AND RECYCLING.  MAKE SURE YOU CHECK ALL THREE.   GARBAGE New Year’s Eve:  Regular Schedule New Year’s Day:  No garbage collection.  Tuesday garbage will be collected on Wednesday along with […]

New Program Across WPB Marks America Recycles Day

Program helps kick off America Recycles Day Come out to the November 30th Northwood Art and Wine Promenade to Check Out the New Program   (West Palm Beach, FL) – Residents across West Palm Beach now have some new options when they recycle.  It’s all part of marking today, November 15th, as America Recycles Day. […]

Sandy causes intermittent WPB Flagler Flooding

  Alternate Routes During Flooding Include Olive Avenue & Dixie Highway   (West Palm Beach, FL) – For the next few days, West Palm Beach residents can expect to see intermittent flooding along Flagler Drive in the city. A combination of storm surge from hurricane Sandy, a full moon affecting tidal conditions, and the rise […]

Who to call about your flooding

Who Do You Need To Call? Some helpful information about who to call about your flooding For immediate release August 28, 2012 West Palm Beach, Florida – In response to questions raised about who is responsible for working to alleviate flooding in various neighborhoods, here is some helpful information for residents: While the City of […]

City Emergency Crews Hitting Flooded Neighborhoods

August 28, 2012 For immediate release West Palm Beach, FL – City of West Palm Beach crews are working today on draining flooded neighborhoods across the city. The Department of Public Utilities has dispatched special equipment designed to vacuum up standing water from roadways and intersections.  The crews have been working almost around the clock […]

Library closing early – More flood info – 8/27/12 @ 5:15pm

For immediate release EMERGENCY FLOODING MEASURES BEING TAKEN IN WPB    WEST PALM BEACH LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY     FLOODING…. The City of West Palm Beach is taking emergency steps to reduce the flooding in several city neighborhoods. The City is pumping 97 million gallons out of the Grassy Waters Preserve in order to make […]

West Palm Beach Flood Alert – 8/27/12 @ 4:45pm

Posted August 27, 2012 @ 4:45pm CITY FLOOD ALERT: Several areas of WPB experiencing heavy flooding. Use extra caution in the Villages on and around Village Blvd, Shenandoah Dr. & Saratoga Rd. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. Western communities also flooding. WPB Utilities & Public Works taking steps to help water drain. Please obey […]

Clematis Street Improvements

500 block will be the first to see new streetscape improvements From new landscaping and decorative street lights to bike racks, benches and bollards, the City of West Palm Beach this week is kicking off its campaign to improve Clematis Street. Beginning this Wednesday, June 13th 2012 the 500 block of Clematis will be the […]