Annandale Road Water Main Improvement Project Set to Begin
Project aims to improve water infrastructure & roadway surface
NEWPORT, R.I. (April 16, 2021) – Residents of the Annandale neighborhood as well as motorists passing through the area are being advised that the City of Newport’s Water Division has contracted with Biszko Contracting Corporation to clean and line the 20” water transmission main running below Annandale Road from Memorial Boulevard to Narragansett Avenue beginning next week.
City Encouraging Residents to Get Composting
Composting Bins Available for Dirt Cheap Price thanks to RIRRC Partnership
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021) – The City of Newport is encouraging its residents to help eliminate excess food waste by providing backyard compost bins at a “dirt cheap” price thanks to a grant from the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.
The grant funding, which was secured by the Department of Public Services, allows for City of Newport residents who attend a virtual RIRRC composting webinar to request a compost bin at a discounted rate of $17.50.
Spring Water Main Flushing Set to Begin
Overnight Program to Start Sunday, April 18th
NEWPORT, R.I. (April 13, 2021) – As part of the Newport Water Division’s ongoing maintenance of the water distribution system, a modified water main flushing program in designated areas will begin during evening hours beginning Sunday, April 18, 2021, ending May 6, 2021.
Flushing of water mains using fire hydrants will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until 4 a.m. Signs will be posted in each area before flushing begins.