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…
Obtaining Water Service
- Below is a detailed description on the process of acquiring water service that includes the application, scheduling inspections and meter installations, curb stop and serviceline install, valves needed (e.g. pressure reducing), and meters. Information on cross connections, tampering, and use of district water for cooling is also provided.
- Curb Stop Application | Cross Connection Control Form | Meter Installation Diagram