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Job Opportunity

May 1, 2022 – One Open Position:

o Distribution System Operator II, or

o Distribution System Operator I, or

o Senior Distribution System Operator

Full Job Opening and Description (PDF)

Notice to Portsmouth Water and Fire District Residents

The Portsmouth Water and Fire District will hold its annual election on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the Portsmouth Water and Fire District Office. One Moderator and one Treasurer will be elected for three-year terms.

Nomination Papers may be obtained at the District Office, 1944 East Main Road on or after April 8, 2022 and must be returned to said office no later than 4:00 P.M. on May 9, 2022.

Philip T. Driscoll, Clerk

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

LIHWAP helps eligible low income households pay their overdue water and wastewater bills in excess of $150 through federal grants. Individuals and families may receive help with a one-time payment for their water and/or wastewater bill to the utility company. Click this link for full details.

Get Alerts → CodeRED

Our Emergency Notification System is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service designed to deliver emergency messages and distribute information considered to be important in all or specific areas of the Water District. For more details click here!

Notice to Customers Who Have or Plan to Install Lawn Irrigation

Installation of a lawn irrigation system is required to have a backflow assembly installed per Rhode Island General Laws Title 46 Chapter 46-13 Public Drinking Water Protection. The backflow device must be approved by the Portsmouth Water & Fire District prior to installation and inspection.  Contact Mike Hebert, Cross Connection Control Manager, for more information at 401 683-2090 ext.228 Click link for full details.