City Awarded Long Awaited Funds to Help Protect Almy Pond
Spouting Rock Drive Reclamation Project Aims to Reclaim Asphalt Roadway and Restore Habitat for Wildlife
NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, April 22, 2021) – As Aquidneck Island celebrates Earth Day, the City of Newport, working in partnership with a number of community stakeholders, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $180,000 grant to help protect and restore one of Aquidneck Island’s most threatened bodies of water.
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.
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.