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…
Fire Flow Tests
- See Rates and Charges for the most up to date test fee.
- Fire hydrant flow tests determine the flow rate and pressure in any location throughout a water company’s or water authority’s underground water distribution system.
- Fire hydrants are tested regularly to ensure that they are capable of providing water at an acceptable pressure and flow rate for public health and firefighting operations.