DPW Field Operations

Forestry
A designated Tree City USA by the National Arbor Foundation since 1996, Shorewood - by its very name - is defined by its urban forest. The Village of Shorewood owns and maintains nearly 6,300 street trees and hundreds more park and open space trees.

Did you notice a broken limb or have questions about the health of your street tree?  Please call us at 414-847-2650.
 
Please click here for more information on Shorewood's urban forestry management programs.
Download our popular walking tour of Shorewood's Distinguished Trees.
street tree walking tour
Potholes and Street Repair
DPW street crews make every effort to respond to reports of potholes within one working day.  Report a pothole online or call the DPW office at 414-847-2650 and leave a message which includes the location for repair.
Clogged Street Drains
If you notice a storm sewer inlet that has become clogged with leaves, branches or other debris, please clear the grate.  If you are unable to do, please contact our office at 414-847-2650 and our Utility staff will remove the debris.
Signage
Have you noticed a parking, stop, street or other regulatory sign worn or in need of replacement?  Please report online or contact us at 414-847-2650.
Streetlights
Please report any non-working or blinking streetlights!  DPW staff is generally not on-site overnight and we depend on your assistance to identify streetlight outages.  Report online or call the DPW office at 414-847-2650 and leave a message which includes a specific location including the nearest house number, if possible.
street light