2019 Consumer Confidence Report Available
NEWPORT, R.I. (Wednesday, May 6, 2020) – The City of Newport’s Water Division announces that the 2019 Consumer Confidence Report ( CCR ) is now available on the City’s website at www.cityofnewport.com/ccr19.
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.
Access to Southern Embankment of Easton’s Pond Closed
Repairs to begin following Erosion caused by Heavy Rain
NEWPORT, R.I. (Friday, April 10, 2020) – Due to necessary repairs, a portion of the unimproved walking trail along the Easton’s Pond Dam has been closed to the public.
The access ramps to the pond along with the stone dust path that was constructed from 2011-2013 remain open to the public.
Residents Being Reminded to Dispose Responsibly
Residents reminded that “flushable” wipes can lead to costly sewer backups
NEWPORT, R.I (Wednesday, March 18, 2020)
-- The Department of Utilities is urging all residents in Newport to refrain from flushing disinfectant wipes – including those labeled “flushable” – and instead, to dispose of them in the trash.