Division of Solid Waste News

  • Mar 21 2018
    The City of Bath Department of Public Works reminds the Bath community that a prohibition on the use of single use plastic bags and polystyrene containers goes into effect on Earth Day, April 22, 2018. All businesses in Bath that distribute these bags at the point of sale (cash register) must discontinue their use. Businesses that choose to substitute paper bags must begin charging a fee of 5-cents per bag. This fee increases to 10-cents per bag on April 22, 2019, and to 15-cents per bag on A... details
  • Feb 27 2018
    The City of Bath has received a grant of $2,300,000 and a loan of $6,500,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Program to improve its wastewater system. The City is committed to providing dependable services for its users, while at the same time ensuring the local environment is adequately protected from untreated wastewater. The Sewer Department serves 3,218 users and is requesting $8.8MM in Rural Development assistance for infrastructure improvements in its greater d... details