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Evansville Water and Sewer Utility is committed to transparency and accountability – and keeping our customers and community informed. Stay up-to-date about Utility initiatives and track water and sewer projects happening in your neighborhood. Connect with us on social media or send us an email. We believe communication is a two-way exchange and welcome your feedback and comments.

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News Media Inquiries

Thank you for your interest in the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility. All media inquiries are handled by our Public Information Officer. If you represent a news organization and are requesting information or an interview, please contact:

Ella Johnson-Watson
Email:
communication@ewsu.com
Phone: 812-435-6750

News Releases

Second Disinfectant Switch of the Year Starts August 15, Ends October 3

Starting August 15 and continuing until October 3, 2022, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) will temporarily switch the disinfectant used in the water treatment process to ensure the delivery of high-quality, safe drinking water to EWSU customers. During the switch, you may notice a slight change in the odor of your tap water.

Read full story | July 29, 2022

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility Bill Relief Program PSA Resources

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility Bill Relief Program is designed to help individuals and households lighten the cost of their utility bill.

Read full story | July 20, 2022

Water Filtration Plant Switchgear Refurbishment Scheduled July 18

Starting on July 18, 2022, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility will begin refurbishing the main switchgear at the Water Filtration Plant. The switchgear is a series of electrical components that provide power to operate the water facility. This project phase is expected to take approximately one week to complete.

Read full story | July 12, 2022

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility Revises Bill Relief Program

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) has made two important changes to the Bill Relief Program previously announced. Customers can apply now to see if they qualify for a $10 monthly credit on their utility bill.

Read full story | June 29, 2022

Swimming Pool and Lawn Irrigation Season Signals Time to Check Backflow Preventers

As the summer season approaches, people will begin filling swimming pools and activating lawn sprinklers. But there are some important things you should know and do to protect our public drinking water.

Read full story | March 05, 2022

Auto Pay Customers Update Payment Method Before March 1

If you are a customer signed up with auto pay, you need to update your payment method before March 1.

Read full story | February 07, 2022

EWSU's 6.1 Million Gallon CSO Storage Basin Project Receives ‘Concrete Achievement Award’

The 6.1 million gallon CSO storage basin at the West Wastewater Treatment Plant wins top award from the Indiana Ready Mixed Concrete Association for "Excellence in Concrete Construction."

Read full story | January 31, 2022

Don’t Flush “Disposable” Wipes, Throw Them in the Trash

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) reminds customers to never dispose of wipes in the toilet. Some wipes are labeled “disposal” and “flushable,” but they do not break down in sewers before reaching the city’s two wastewater treatment plants.

Read full story | January 14, 2022

Toyota Donates $350,000 to Toyota Trinity Stormwater Park Project

The project involves the installation of a stormwater storage facility and water line replacement, along with the development of an urban park space.

Read full story | December 13, 2021