Ocean City, Maryland – (October 4, 2017): The Town of Ocean City is reminding residents that administrative offices will be closed on Monday, October 9, in observance of Columbus Day. Also, the town will resume the winter trash collection schedule on Thursday, October 12. Residential trash collections will be reduced to one day per week, while commercial trash collections will be reduced to three days per week.
The winter trash collection schedule will be as follows:
Oceanside (75th Street to 146th Street)
Bayside (75th Street to 135th Street).
All areas (Inlet to 74th Street);
Bayside (136th Street to 146th Street).
(Front-end and 300-gallon containers)
|Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
This trash collection schedule will be in effect until May 9, 2018. For more information about the Town of Ocean City’s Solid Waste Division, please visit: http://oceancitymd.gov/Public_Works/solidwaste.html.
Lastly, the Town of Ocean City’s Public Works Department will begin conducting the fall hydrant flushing of the water system beginning Sunday, October 22. The hydrant flushing, which is done bi-annually, is scheduled to be done during the early morning hours.
The project is expected to be completed by Friday, October 27. Residents and businesses are reminded that after flushing there may be a slight discoloration of the water. This is not harmful and will dissipate after a short time. If you wish to clear your pipes, run cold water for several minutes until the water runs clear.
For questions or concerns about the hydrant flushing in your area, please contact the Public Works Water Department at 410.524.8388.