Providence Water, although a department of the City of Providence, is regulated by state and federal agencies in addition to city policies and procedures. The quality of our treated drinking water is regulated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Rhode Island Department of Health. Our revenue and rate structure is regulated by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission.

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At a ceremony recently held at the Rhode Island State House, Providence Water was very pleased to be recognized as a RI Office of Energy Resources “Lead by Example Award" winner (quasi-public agency category) and public sector leader due to the renewable energy, sustainability and energy efficiency measures achieved in the Providence Water Central Operations Facility (COF) project.
 

(Providence, RI – December 11, 2017) – Providence Water is reminding customers to be cautious and ask for proper identification when anyone presents themselves as a Providence Water contractor or employee, especially when seeking access to a residence.    

Be advised that:

Providence, RI:  Providence Water has formally opened its Central Operating Facility (COF) at 125 Dupont Drive in Providence. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The water emergency line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 401-­‐521-­‐6300 and choosing option 1.  

Here are the Top Ten reasons why you shouldn’t open a hydrant to stay cool during high heat:

10. Opening hydrants to cool off wastes huge amounts of treated drinking water.  Hydrants are designed to help firefighters put out life threatening fires and as a result, more than 1,800 gallons of water can spew from an opened hydrant every minute it is open.  Water is a precious and limited resource and should be used wisely.

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