The Environmental Branch is responsible for:
- Working with the City of Cumberland's Utility Division, Maryland Department of the Environment, Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protects, and other government agencies on the City's compliance with Drinking Water and Wastewater regulations.
- Working with the City of Cumberland's Shade Tree Commission and Maryland Department of Natural Resources to maintain and enhance the city's urban trees.
- Working with Allegany County on recycling efforts to protect the environment and conserve natural resources by reducing refuse at the landfill.
- Forest Management upon the Evitts Creek Water Company Lands in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, surrounding Lake Gordon and Lake Koon.