DPW Press Releases


City Parking Division Phases Out EasyPark Program

October 12, 2021

EasyParkUSA has notified New Hampshire cities participating in its EasyPark program that the company has begun phasing out their on-dash devices. EasyParkUSA has already discontinued the sale of new devices, although existing customers will be able to continue to use their devices in any participating New Hampshire city, and use up any remaining balance on their accounts, until December 31, 2021.  At that time, all accounts will be closed and no further service fees will be charged.


City hosts Household Hazardous Waste Day October 30

October 4, 2021

The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, October 30, 2021, 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.


City to Hold Peverly Hill Road Improvement Project Public Use and Necessity Hearing on October 14, 2021

September 28, 2021

The Portsmouth City Council will conduct an onsite review and then hold a public hearing in City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, October 14, 2021 for the purpose of receiving evidence and hearing public comment relative to the layout of the Peverly Hill Road Improvement Project and the property acquisitions (permanent and temporary easements) to make that project successful.


New England Water Works Association Presents Public Outreach Award to DPW Water Division

September 14, 2021

Recognized nationally for their expertise in protecting municipal drinking water supplies and systems, the City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works Water Division received the Distinguished Public Involvement Award from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) “for outstanding achievements, leadership, commitment and support of professional, proactive public relations efforts.” The award was presented during the NEWWA annual meeting, September 7-10, 2021.