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The Water Division

The Water Division performs the following functions for the communities served by the Portsmouth regional water system that include Portsmouth, Pease Tradeport, Newington, New Castle, Greenland and portions of Rye and Madbury:

  • Maintains water mains, hydrants and valves
  • Maintains water services to the customer's shutoff valves (the customer is responsible for the private portion of their service beyond the shutoff valve)
  • Maintains/installs/reads water meters
  • Performs backflow testing and cross connection control program
  • Manages the Bellamy Reservoir and Madbury Surface Water Treatment Facility together with eight groundwater wells