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Scheduled Power Outage

The Lewes Board of Public Works will have a SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE the week of October 15 – 19, 2018.   The first outage will Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. and end on Tuesday at 5:00 a.m. The next outage will begin Tuesday, […]

About Lewes BPW

On 15 March 1901, an Act of the Delaware General Assembly established the (Town of) Lewes Board of Public Works. This political subdivision, often referred to as Lewes’ “second government,” was “to establish, control, and regulate an electric light plant, water works, and sewage system to the town.” Actually the Board is a limited purpose governing body established…

Household hazardous waste and electronics equipment collection

LEWES BPW HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT COLLECTION and THE CITY OF LEWES POLICE DEPARTMENT NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY            Date: Saturday October 27, 2018          Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.                                                Location: 227 Schley Avenue (Old Power Plant)     […]

Job Posting

WATER/SEWER DEPARTMENT   The Board of Public Works of the City of Lewes is accepting applications for the position of Technician within the Water/Sewer Department. Applicant is required to perform semi-skilled labor for construction, maintenance and repair of water and sewer mains, stormwater and any […]

October 2018 Updates

October.2018 Household Hazardous Waste Accepted Items October 2018


We have received the results of testing the water at the Cape Henlopen Schools, Beebe Hospital, Harbor Health Care and Children’s Beach House.   ALL RESULTS HAVE COME BACK AS “BELOW” THE EPA AND DELAWARE STATE OFFICE OF DRINKING WATER ACTION LEVEL FOR LEAD – […]

Update – Lead Public Education Notice

LABS FOR LEAD / COPPER TESTING We received information that we would like to share with you from the Office of Drinking Water-Division of Public Health.  There are three labs that will assist you with testing of Lead and Copper.  Please note … The State […]

SCAM Alert

The Lewes BPW was just made aware of a recent SCAM advising customers to purchase gift cards to make payment on account or they would face disconnection.  The Lewes BPW does not and will not accept gift cards as form of payment.  We also will […]

Helpful Hints To Conserve Electric

Conserving Electric

Hurricane Season


Savannah Place, Donovans MHP and Swaanendael Acres

Map Savannah Place, Donovans MHP and Swaanendael Acres Presentation June 8, 2017 Minutes-June 8, 2017 Meeting