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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

Evansville to Switch Water Disinfectant Starting May 16, Ending July 1, 2022

Starting in mid-May and continuing for about seven weeks, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility will temporarily switch in the disinfectant used in the water treatment process to ensure the delivery of high-quality, safe drinking water to EWSU customers.

Read full story | May 02, 2022


Notice is hereby given that City of Evansville Waterworks District, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, under and pursuant to the Public Service Commission Act, as amended, intends to file with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) on or about April 29, 2022 a decrease in the schedule of rates and charges to reflect the recent repeal of the utility receipts tax pursuant to HEA 1002.

Read full story | April 26, 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

Lane Closure on Veterans Memorial Pkwy for Tree Removal, Food Gate Project

The northbound lane on Veterans Memorial Parkway will be periodically closed to traffic starting February 14 for approximately two weeks for tree removal in preparation for the Bee Slough Flood Gate Project.

Read full story | February 11, 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

EWSU Bill Mailing Issue Resolved, Late Fees and Shutoffs Resume December 1

On December 1, 2021, EWSU will resume charging late fees and service shutoffs now that customers who pay their bills by mail are receiving paper statements as scheduled without delays.

Read full story | November 09, 2021

Prepare Lawn Irrigation Systems for Winter to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Homeowners with lawn sprinkler and irrigation systems connected to the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility water distribution system are advised to winterize their backflow preventers before the area receives a hard freeze.

Read full story | October 20, 2021