Portsmouth Ohio

Where Southern Hospitality Begins

Public Utilities



Sam Sutherland, Director of Public Utilities-Water
[email protected]


4862 Gallia St.
Portsmouth, OH  45662

Ph: (740) 456-4946
Fx: (740) 456-4528

Monday - Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Director of Public Utilities is responsible for overseeing the operation of the Divisions of:

  • Filtration and Pumping
  • Distribution

It is the responsibility of this Department to treat and distribute potable drinking water to customers in the City of Portsmouth, Wheelersburg, Rosemount, and West Portsmouth.

Limited Environmental Review

Click to view the Ohio EPA's Issuance of a Limited Environmental Review.


Additional Information


  • For technical information about your drinking water, please call the Filtration Plant at (740) 456-4946 or email us.
  • For information about or problems with billing and distribution, click the Water Works Office page or call (740) 354-7515.