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Levels of TTHMs in Portsmouth water exceed federal standards

Levels of TTHMs in Portsmouth water exceed federal standards

PORTSMOUTH — The town’s drinking water has levels of trihalomethanes (TTHMs) that exceed federal standards, according to a statement released this afternoon by the Portsmouth Water and Fire District. However, at this time customers do not need to take any action such as switching to bottled water, according to the District. “This is not an emergency

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Portsmouth water customers can now pay online

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Water and Fire District customers can now pay their water bills online through several methods using the District’s new web portal. Payments can be made through a recurring electronic draft payment from a checking account or a recurring credit or debit card payment. In addition, customers can make a one-time credit card or

Workers form a mountain of rock off West Main Road as they remove an old 4 million-gallon water tank at the Lawton Valley Treatment Plant in January. The hike in Portsmouth water rates will help offset the cost of the replacement of the treatment plant, as well as other projects.

Portsmouth water rates hiked by nearly 12 percent

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Water and Fire District customers can expect a sizable jump in water rates this year and for the next two years. According to Philip T. Driscoll, chairman of the administrative board, the board voted to increase its water rates by 11.88 percent for fiscal year 2014, which began on May 1. The annual

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