NOTICE: 2022 Consumer Confidence Report Available
Water Division Annual Report Now Online
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2023) – The City of Newport’s Water Division has announced that the 2022 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available on the City’s website at www.cityofnewport.com/ccr22.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Safe Drinking Water Act requires water systems to provide this annual report to all its consumers. The requirements for report content, format, and distribution were established by the EPA in the Consumer Confidence Rule, published in the Federal Register on August 19, 1998. The report includes information on the City’s sources of water, quality of the water, and the water distribution system.
Newport Water Division Warns of Potential Scam
Residents Urged to Report Any Suspicious Letters, Phone Calls
NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2023) – The Newport Water Division is warning of a potential scam involving requests to set up a fictitious water meter appointment.
The Newport Water Division has recently received reports from customers who have been contacted by individuals posing as Water Division personnel via letter and phone calls.
Spring Street Water Main Work To Begin March 27th
Improvements Slated for Narragansett Avenue to Perry Street
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, MARCH 24th, 2023) – Please be advised that the City of Newport, Department of Utilities, Water Division will be making some critical and necessary improvements to the City’s Water System on Spring Street from Narragansett Avenue to Perry Street.
Beginning on Monday, March 27, 2023, the Department's contractor, Boyle & Fogarty (B&F) will start construction to replace the Water Main in Spring Street with an anticipated completion date of October 31, 2023.