Resources for Water Supply
How much do you know about Jamestown's water supply? With the exception of an emergency flexible pipe that can be rolled across the bridge to connect with North Kingstown's water supply, all of Jamestown's potable water comes from rain that falls on the island. People on Town water are supplied from reservoirs and town-managed wells or else their own private wells. The largest threats to Jamestown's water supply are drought and potential water contamination from densely situated septic systems.
The Town water system and all the individual well owners in Town all need to work together, public and private, to ensure a sustainable water supply for the future!