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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Sanitary sewer 'smoke testing' in Cannington
Monday, October 16, 2017
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Road closures on Simcoe Street and Robert Street in Oshawa
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Durham Region celebrates Waste Reduction Week
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Night construction on Kingston Road in Ajax
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Drop off electronic waste, hazardous waste for free in Pickering
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Leaf and yard waste collected weekly for the fall months
Friday, October 6, 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