Brockton News: Public Works & Infrastructure

Public Safety Building Construction Update October 2, 2023

The careful and meticulous process of clearing the new Public Safety Building site is nearing the end. If you drive by the West Elm Street façade, you will see that the remaining elements of the old Brockton High School’s front entrance have been covered up, keeping them safe to remain in place while the new…Read More


The City’s trash hauler, Republic Services, informed us late last evening that due to excessively contaminated recycling loads, Casella and Waste Management will no longer accept contaminated recycling from the City of Brockton at their facilities. This could have a severe impact on the City as there is no other destination to dump the city's…Read More

Water Main Break

Please be advised that we have a water main break on Calbert Rd which required us to shut the water off. The area affected is Calbert Rd from Pearl St to College Dr and College Dr from West Lea Ter to Calbert Rd. Approximately 40 houses are without water. We are currently waiting for dig-safe…Read More

Yard Waste Collection

Due to heavy volumes, yard waste collection may be delayed beyond your normal trash day. Please DO NOT bring your yard waste back in to your yard once you have placed it curbside. Crews will be by as soon as possible to collect. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.Read More

New Water and Sewer User Fees

New water & sewer user fees ($15 each, total $30.00) went into effect on the November bill issued 11/2/20.  It will be billed quarterly from now on. The revenue from the fees will be used towards repairing the water & sewer infrastructure in the City.  Some of the water rates increased which can be found…Read More

City Of Brockton DPW Emergency service guidelines for COVID-19

Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and customers is our number one priority. We do not anticipate any service disruption to our customers at this time. We have implemented additional measures that will allow us to safely continue providing essential services to you. In keeping with public health official guidelines, we are taking…Read More