Water Department

Wendale Comer, General Manager
Phone: 870-523-5847

The Newport Water Commission operates a state-of-the-art water treatment facility.  Water is delivered to Newport industries, businesses and industries from a number of wells locate throughout the community.  Water rates in Newport are among the lowest in the state and are significantly lower than the national average.  The 4,000,000 gallon system currently has a surplus capacity of almost 2,000,000 gallons.