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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Its critics say the US penny has become obsolete, and there has been much discussion about taking it entirely out of circulation. The reason for this thinking is simple-there's not much left of any value that you can buy for one cent. Yet, at today's rate, Providence Water customers still receive an astounding value - about 48 eight-ounce glasses of high quality drinking water, delivered right to their faucets, for just one penny!

The work shall consist of the cleaning and cement lining of approximately 46,250 L.F. of existing 6", 8" and 12" cast-iron water mains; and the removal and replacement of appurtenances (valves, hydrants and services), including the replacement of existing lead water service lines with new copper water service lines and appurtenances within public space, and the associated permanent restoration of streets, sidewalks, and grassy areas, within the Providence wayland and Blackstone service areas of the Providence Water Supply Board’s distribution system.

The work shall consist of the cleaning and cement lining of approximately 19,500 l.f. of existing 6", 8" and 12" cast-iron water mains; and the removal and replacement of appurtenances (valves, hydrants and services), including the replacement of existing lead water service lines with new copper water service lines and appurtenances within public space, and the associated permanent restoration of streets, sidewalks, and grassy areas, within the cranston-edgewood service area of the providence water supply board’s distribution system.

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