UPDATE: All Friday trash, recycling, and bulk collections are canceled due to the winter storm. The Waste Management Division will confirm a rescheduled date for the Friday collections and the date will be announced. Please stay tuned…
Due to the National Weather Service’s (NWS) Winter Storm forecast for significant snow accumulation, freezing rain, and sleet, Portsmouth City Offices will be closed on Friday, January 21st. Please continue to monitor local news for updates
Place space heaters on a solid, flat surface, Keep them at least three feet from things that can burn. Click on the link below for more portable heater fire safety tips from FEMA and Portsmouth Fire Rescue & Emergency Services.
PLEASE STAY INFORMED . . . As a reminder, the 5 Ways to Stay Informed flyer is included below, should the City have weather-related announcements. Also, remember the important keys: Make a Kit (for home and for vehicles), Make a Plan, Stay Informed.
The City encourages citizens to be prepared as the NWS Wakefield has issued a Winter Storm Watch for rain, freezing rain, and snow from late Thursday night through Saturday morning for Southeast Virginia which includes the City of Portsmouth.
The City of Portsmouth and its agencies are partnering with Healthier757– an initiative with the primary goal to improve the health of our citizens and the economic prosperity of our region.
Experiencing an issue with your trash or recycling service? Let us know by submitting our online request form.