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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
Phone: 812-435-6750

News Releases

EWSU Launches Automated Boil Advisory Phone Calls and Text Messages

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) customers no longer have to wonder if their property is included in a boil advisory or when the advisory is lifted. Customers with their phone number listed on their account will automatically receive an automated phone call and a text message as soon as a boil advisory is established for their address. Once the boil advisory is lifted, customers will receive a follow-up call and text updating the advisory status.

Read full story | April 11, 2024

Scheduled Water Rate Increase Goes into Effect April 1

On April 1, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) will implement the next phase of water rates that were previously approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). An average residential customer using 5,000 gallons of water per month will see the water portion of their bill increase from $50.05 in 2023 to $53.15 in 2024.

Read full story | March 22, 2024

EWSU’s Spring Yard Waste Service Collections set for April 1-26

To accommodate extra yard waste this time of year, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility offers the annual Spring Yard Waste Service to city residential customer starting Monday, April 1, and continuing through Friday, April 26. During that time, city residential customers can place unlimited bags of grass clippings, hedge and tree trimmings, garden plants and other yard waste curbside next to their trash cart for pickup on the scheduled collection day.

Read full story | March 14, 2024

Evansville’s Heavy Trash Pickup Goes Year-round With More Items Accepted

Changes to the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility’s heavy trash service now make it easier for residential customers to dispose of heavy trash throughout the year.

Read full story | January 01, 2024

EWSU Sunrise Pump Station Receive Honor at 2023 Aim Ideas Summit

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility proudly received the 2023 Aim Community Placemaking Award for the transformative Sunrise Pump Station and Cascade project.

Read full story | August 24, 2023

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility Extends Bill Relief Program Applications Open Now

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) is extending the Bill Relief Program for its second year, to help income-eligible individuals and families in the community lighten the cost of their utility bill.

Read full story | July 05, 2023

EWSU IT/GIS Team Receives Excellence in GIS Award

Congratulations to Evansville Water and Sewer Utility GIS Application Coordinator Ryan Key and GIS Technician Aaron Krohn on winning the Excellence in GIS Award from the Indiana Geographic Information Council. The award recognizes EWSU’s IT/GIS Team as a leader in statewide GIS.

Read full story | May 23, 2023