City to Conduct Smoke Testing on North End Sewer Lines
Inspections Slated for Week of August 22nd
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, AUGUST 15h, 2022) – Residents in portions of Newport’s North End neighborhood are being advised that contractors from Wright-Pierce, working on behalf of the City of Newport, will be conducting smoke testing in sewer lines during the week of August 22, 2022.
While most of the work will be performed on public property, crews may need to walk across residential areas located within the public right-of-way as part of the inspection process.
Crews will be going to door-to-door in advance of the testing with informational flyers describing the process and providing important contact information.
NEWPORT WATER CUSTOMERS ADVISED OF DELAYED BILLING
Payment Period, Penalty Dates to be Extended for Affected Billing Cycles
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JULY 7th, 2022) –Newport Water Division customers should expect a delay in receiving their July utility bills after vendor technical issues impacted the ability to issue monthly statements.
As a result, July utility bills will now be due Aug. 31st, 2022. Likewise, the late payment penalty date will also be extended for affected billing cycles.
Second Public Meeting Slated on Prescott Hall Flooding
Public Invited to Share Thoughts In-Person & Online
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022) – Newport’s Department of Utilities will be hosting an informational meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the ongoing engineering study which seeks to address localized flooding that has been observed in the Prescott Hall Watershed.
This will be the second in a series of informational meetings and will include an opportunity for neighborhood residents to share information on past events and to provide input on priorities for