NH Department of Environmental Services Honors City of Portsmouth with 2023 Source Water Protection AwardMay 25, 2023
The NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) held its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference in Pembroke, NH on May 16, 2023, with more than 200 NH water works operators attending.
Market Street Closed to Traffic May 8 to May 12, Open to PedestriansMay 12, 2023
UPDATE: Market Street between Bow and Market Square is now REOPENED to vehicles, day and night. Businesses are OPEN and pedestrian traffic continues. Parking limits still in effect.
Starting Monday May 8, 2023, the DPW sewer line work on Market Street in conjunction with the ongoing utility code compliance project between Bow and Daniel Streets requires closing the street completely overnight for several days that week.
DPW Water Division Provides Pease & Portsmouth Drinking Water System 2023 Q1 ReportApril 19, 2023
The City of Portsmouth DPW Water Division has published the FY23 Third Quarter Portsmouth & Pease Water Systems Drinking Water Quality Report, posted on the City website.
City of Portsmouth Mosquito Control Program Monitoring Starts April 10, 2023April 5, 2023
The City of Portsmouth's Mosquito Control Program begins monitoring on April 10, 2023. Crews from Dragon Mosquito Control, Inc., the City’s contracted service, will be checking swamps, salt marshes, woodland pools, ditches, catch basins and other shallow, stagnant water for mosquito larvae.
When mosquito larvae are found, treatment may occur using one or more of the following:
Portsmouth DPW Hosts Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on April 29, 2023March 27, 2023
The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual meeting on Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at the Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road. Residents of Portsmouth, Greenland and Newington are encouraged to bring household chemicals for safe disposal between 8 am and 12 noon. Proof of residency is required.
Household hazardous waste collections help residents safely dispose of items that can harm their health, the environment and drinking water supplies.
DPW Announces Winter Trash Pickup Policy & Smart 911 Automated Snow Parking Ban Alert Notification SystemMarch 14, 2023
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works has adjusted its trash collection cancellation notification plans so that when there is a forecast indicating a plowable (2+ inches) snow event a notice of the cancellation of next day’s trash collection will be issued the evening before trash pickup and will coincide with an Advance Parking Ban Announcement. This notice will also request that no trash or recycling receptacles be left on the curb that might interfere with snow operations.
City of Portsmouth Announces Market Street & Commercial Alley Utility Code Compliance Work in April and MayFebruary 27, 2023
Visit the project page for the latest updates
DPW Water Division Provides Pease & Portsmouth Drinking Water System 2022 Year in ReviewFebruary 13, 2023
DPW Hosts Public Meeting Feb 15 on Woodbury Ave. Traffic Calming ProjectFebruary 2, 2023
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works is holding a public meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 to present and gather feedback on proposed traffic calming measures on Woodbury Avenue. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 pm at New Franklin School (1 Franklin Drive, Portsmouth).
City of Portsmouth Will Plant 400 Trees for the 400th Anniversary; Portsmouth Rotary Donates 100 Trees to Celebrate its 100thJanuary 23, 2023
CAPTION: The City of Portsmouth celebrated Arbor Day in 2022 by planting trees around the city.