Guidance For Residents Impacted by Water Main Break on West Main Road on Jan 8

Town of Middletown
January 9, 2020

The City of Newport Water Department has the following instructions for residents negatively impacted by water main break on West Main Road:

If customer has dirty water coming out of the house faucets, the water customer should run the cold water taps starting with top levels of the house working  down to first floor until visibly clear, probably a few minutes. Avoid flushing cold water from shower heads to avoid clogging. Toilets may take longer to clear due to discoloration in the holding tank. Air should clear up with the flushing of the taps.


If problems persist the customer should call our office 845-5600 for additional assistance.