Department of Public Works

  1. Town of Ashland is on Stage 2 Water Ban as of September 1st, 2017.

    Please follow the guidelines for outdoor water uses. Citation and Notification of Penalty to be posted to the property owner that violate this by-law. Read on...
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Duties & Responsibilities


The Department of Public Works is responsible for a vast array of Town infrastructure services. Services can include:
  • Maintaining, managing, and protecting Ashland's water supply,
  • Rebuilding roads and sidewalks
  • Managing waste water, trash removal, and recycling
  • Removing snow
  • Processing water/sewer and rubbish billing
Need to contact us after hours for emergencies?
The DPW crew works between the hours of 6:30 AM and 2:30 PM and the DPW Office staff works between 8 AM to 4 PM. If you need to reach personnel for emergencies like a water main break / construction or road related hazards between 4 PM and 6:30 AM, please contact the Police department at 508-881-1212. They can page an on-call personnel for emergency work.

Click here for DPW Services and Associated Fees
Project work at Cherry Street
Project work at Cherry Street