The Department of Public Utilities is a self-supporting public service organization founded in 1879.
The Department is responsible for treating drinking water and maintaining the lines that deliver the water to Portsmouth and certain areas of Suffolk and Chesapeake.
Public Utilities also maintains the sanitary sewer lines and sewage pumping stations which carry wastewater away from your home or business.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Utilities will be performing a Unidirectional Flushing Program starting on Monday, March 20, 2017 and continuing through November 2017, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you have any questions, please give us a call at the Portsmouth Public Utilities Department at (757) 393-8524.
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CITY OF PORTSMOUTH UNIDIRECTIONAL FLUSHING PROGRAM AND HYDRANT FLUSHING:
Date of Notice for Affected Zones: Friday, April 14, 2017