Press Releases/What’s New


Holiday schedule for City offices

December 24, 2018

As shown below, various Portsmouth departments have different office hours and closures in affect during this holiday season. Those with car registrations and more due at the month should note that City Hall will not be open on New Year’s Eve, December 31st; instead City Hall will have extended hours on the Friday, December 28th, remaining open until 4:30 p.m.

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Lead & Copper Corrosion Control Program Update

December 10, 2018

Portsmouth water remains in compliance with quality requirements for lead

The City of Portsmouth completed its recent round of sampling under the Lead & Copper monitoring program and is pleased to report that the water system remains in compliance with the current lead and copper regulations. This sampling is required by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and is administered by NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) through the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR).