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ALN Public Forum – Newport Utilities Department – Monday, February 27, at 5:30 Edward King House

DATE: Monday, February 27 TIME: 5:30pm  LOCATION: Edward King House, Ballroom – 35 King St, Newport, RI 02840 The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) will be holding its first Public Forum of the year featuring Julia Forgue, Director of the Newport Utilities Department, and her staff will talk about their department’s responsibilities and operations. The Department of Utilities is comprised of two divisions, the Water Division and the Water Pollution Control Division. The Water Division operates and manages the source water reservoirs, treatment plants, storage tanks and distribution system. The City’s water distribution system also services the Town of Middletown and a small portion of the Town of Portsmouth. We also sell water wholesale to the Portsmouth Water and Fire District and Naval Station Newport. The Water Division is responsible for providing drinking water that meets standards established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). The Water Division is licensed by the RIDOH as a Public Water Supplier, License # 1592010. The Water Division is also required to report to the Rhode Island Water Resources Board. The Water Pollution Control Division is responsible for providing wastewater treatment for the residents of Newport. In addition we provide wastewater treatment on a wholesale basis to the […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - January 31, 2017 at 9:55 am

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Newporters Invited to Help Shape Future of Parks and Open Spaces

A second public meeting to help shape the development of a Tree, Park and Open Space Master Plan is planned for later this month. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. Newport, RI By MARK SCHIELDROP (Patch Staff) January 15, 2016 5:00 pm ET NEWPORT, RI—A second community meeting to give Newporters the chance to help shape the future stewardship of the city’s parks and open spaces is planned for later this month. The first meeting in September brought more than 160 residents who wanted to play a role in guiding the Newport Open Space Partnership as it carries out its mission drafting a new Open Space Master Plan. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. A key finding of the Phase 1 Existing Conditions assessment was a lack of open space and active recreation amenities exists in the North End. Participation is important to ensure the community guides the vision and defines priorities for the plan. All ages and opinions are welcome. Newport Plays. Newport Bikes. Newport Surfs. Newport Walks. What do you want to do in […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - January 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm

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ALN’S New Website! article by Chip Leakas

Alliance for a Livable Newport can now be found at! The reasons for this change and many benefits of this new website can be summarized by our organizations desire and need to be connected to the various social media sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Linkedin. The new website is built on the WordPress platform…used by many leading organizations such as CNN and The Wall Street Journal. The new website features you will notice include: Site level “search” using “keywords” or “keyword phrases” to locate information and important updates about events, people, or our key focus areas Connectors to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google+ allow anyone to easily share, comment or like any page or post. Moderated Blog comments are open to all. Anyone can post their comments on important issues. We need feedback from our neighbors and the community to let us know what is important to you! Watch a recorded video of current and past forums automatically on our webpage Fast and easy ways to join, volunteer, or donate to ALN. Neighborhood maps to show street boundaries of all Neighborhood Associations A Calendar of Events anyone can easily share including maps. Please visit the new […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - September 26, 2012 at 7:18 am

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