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City of Lewes Phragmites Burn – discolored water has occurred

As part of the City of Lewes 5-year phragmites management plan, the City and the Delaware State Forest Service have planned a controlled burn of portions of the marsh in Lewes on Friday, April 23, 2021.  They have used our fire hydrants, which has caused […]


Lewes BPW 2021 ELECTION NOTICE The Board of Public Works (Lewes BPW) will hold its Annual Election on Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 107 Franklin Ave Lewes, Delaware   Three (3) Board seats are open for three-year terms each. Candidates for […]

Office News

Welcome to the Lewes BPW, our doors are now open to assist customers in person during regular business hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Feeling sick?  Stay home.  Do not enter the building if you have a fever, cough or shortness of […]

Wastewater Plant Root Cause Report

WWTF-Root-Cause-Report-issued-26-Feb-2020- Cardno Lewes BPW WWTF Wetland Assessment_Final Report_9302020 Lewes WRF Analysis – Final 11-23-20 (1) Status of Corrective Actions WWTF Root Cause Report Jan 13 2021  

Monthly electric outage updates

Electric Outages 2021 Electric Outages 2020  

Press release 9/24/20

 Inframark, the new operator for the Lewes Board of Public Works wastewater treatment plant. The mission of the Lewes Board of Public Works is to provide wastewater treatment that is environmentally safe for our customers and the community.  We installed microfiltration technology that removes particles […]

Efficiency Smart Promotions

  The Lewes BPW, in partnership with the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), offers Efficiency Smart to help its residents and businesses reduce their energy use and save money. From advice on products or projects to rebates and discounts on energy improvements, Efficiency Smart can […]

Pilottown Road Project

Update October 9, 2020 Community Meeting 10-22-20

How to read you new Lewes BPW bill

Click below on how to read your new Lewes BPW bill.  This insert was included in customers bills that receive them by mail. How to Read your bill

Lewes BPW Payment Portal

The Lewes Board of Public Works now has a new Payment Portal.  For instructions on logging into the new Payment Portal click the link below. Lewes BPW How To Web Register Customers can follow the Link below to make payments and manage their account. Lewes […]

Disinfecting Wipes

Please read the attached article about disinfecting wipes that may be flushed down toilets and causing major pipe problem. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/us/wipes-flush-toilet-pipes-wellness-trnd/index.html