Public Utilities

Responsibilities


The Department of Public Utilities is a self-supporting public service organization founded in 1879. The Department is responsible for treating drinking water and maintaining the lines that deliver this water to Portsmouth and certain areas of Suffolk and Chesapeake. Public Utilities also maintains the sanitary sewer lines and sewage pumping stations which carry wastewater away from your home or business.
Portsmouth Public Utilities - At Your Service

E-Billing


E Billing (PDF) is coming to Portsmouth Department of Public Utilities. Please look for the information in your upcoming utility bill. If you have questions please follow the instructions included on your bill.

Portsmouth is a Member of:


Divisions


The units that make up the Department of Public Utilities and provide its services are: