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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

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 25, 2023

Toyota Trinity Stormwater Park

A new green infrastructure project offers a unique solution to reducing combined sewer overflows into the Ohio River while creating much-needed greenspace in Downtown Evansville.

Read full story | December 01, 2022

Don’t Pour Fats, Oils, and Grease from Cooking Holiday Meals Down the Drain

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility urges customers not to pour fats, oils and grease from holiday meals down the drain to avoid clogged sewer pipes.

Read full story | November 21, 2022

Get Ahead of Winter and Avoid Frozen Outdoor Water Pipes

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility strongly urges customers with lawn irrigation systems to winterize the backflow assembly before temperatures dip below 32 degrees again this fall.

Read full story | November 01, 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

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

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