Water testing at York Durham Regional Environmental Laboratory in Pickering, Ontario.
Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant was named one of the best in Ontario by Ecojustice.
Depot staff maintain regional roads, and repair watermains and sewer lines.
Durham Region supplies clean municipal drinking water to its residents and businesses.
Approximately 175 tonnes of recyclables are processed at the Material Recovery Facility each day.
Did you know that roundabouts reduce collisions and emissions?
Durham's waste mascots teach children the importance of recycling and composting.
Durham's survey staff on the job.
o Depot staff work hard to make winter roads safe for residents of Durham.
Batteries are recycled at Durham's waste management facilities.
Durham's regional road system is comprised of over 2,100 lane kilometres.
Save water and money by upgrading water fixtures and appliances.
Durham Region controls and maintains more than 470 traffic control signals.

The Works Department provides numerous essential municipal services to residents and businesses within Durham, including the supply of drinking water, the collection and treatment of sewage, the provision and maintenance of a regional road network and solid waste management.

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Recent Works News

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Thornton Road South Closure and Lane Restrictions on Champlain Avenue
Friday, November 17, 2017
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Night Work: Kingston Road and Westney Road Paving
Friday, November 17, 2017
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Olive Avenue Resurfacing and Lane Restrictions
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Region of Durham reminds everyone to be safe on the road as daylight savings time ends
Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Water conservation needed in Pickering during water system maintenance
Thursday, November 2, 2017

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As-Built Drawing Requests

For all as-built drawing requests, please download the following Drawing Request Form (in PDF format), fill in the highlighted fields and save the completed form as a different filename. The completed and saved PDF form should be emailed to

 Drawing Request Form