Henderson Water Utility

Welcome to Henderson Water Utility’s Website.  This site contains information about Henderson, Kentucky’s Henderson Water Utility, the services we offer, and other information of interest to the community.

The Water and Sewer Commission meetings are normally held at the Bobby Gish Administrative Building located at 111 Fifth Street on the third Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m. local time.  Please call 270-826-2421 if you have any questions concerning the meetings.

Henderson is a “Combined Sewer System” community.  In the older parts of the city, we have combined sewers that channel both sanitary and stormwater to the wastewater treatment plant when it rains.  In newer parts of the city, we have a separate storm sewer system.

Learn more about Henderson’s Combined Sewer System

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Thursday January 29th, 2015 - 3:39 pm


Henderson Water Utility
South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Sludge Storage Building

Description of Work: The Henderson Water Utility (Owner) hereby gives notice that separate, sealed bids will be received for the construction of a Sludge Storage Building at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant, 4137 Quinns Landing Road, Robards, KY 42452.

Work to be performed includes construction of a reinforced concrete foundation, slab and walls; erection of a pre-manufactured steel building; site piping, paving and other miscellaneous work.

BID OPENING: Sealed Bids will be received until 1:30 p.m., Local Time on 27 February 2015, in the offices of the Henderson Water Utility (HWU), 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky, 42420. After the official bid closing time, the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract Documents are on file for inspection at the offices of HWU, at the address listed above, during regular business hours. Questions regarding the project should be directed to Tom Williams, P.E., at the address listed above, during regular business hours. Telephone: 270.826.2421.

Copies of the Specifications, Bid Forms and Plans may be obtained at the office of J. R. Wauford & Company, Consulting Engineers, Inc. located at P. O. Box 140350, 2835 Lebanon Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37214 upon a non-refundable payment of $75.00 for each set. Inquiries should be directed to the project manager, Stephen C. Lee, P.E., (615) 883-3243, Fax (615) 391-3710, stephenl@jrwauford.com.

LEGAL PROVISIONS: Bids shall include all required submittals as identified in the Bid Documents.

BID REJECTION/ACCEPTANCE/WITHDRAWAL: The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, waive informalities in bidding, or to accept the Bid or Bids which best serve the interests of the Owner.

Tom Williams, P.E.
General Manager
Henderson Water Utility
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Thursday January 29th, 2015 - 3:38 pm


Real Estate For Sale
Properties on Roosevelt Street

The City of Henderson and the Henderson Water Utility are soliciting sealed bids for the sale of three surplus properties in the City of Henderson, known as:

1) PVA ID # 56A-50, 1730 Roosevelt Street;
2) PVA ID # 56A-57, 1732 Roosevelt Street; and
3) PVA ID # 56A-83, 1734 Roosevelt Street.

Detailed specifications and instructions to bidders may be obtained at the offices of the Henderson Water Utility, 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, KY 42420, or by calling 270.826.2421, or access the HWU Bids Page at this link: tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

Sealed competitive bids will be received at the office of the Henderson Water Utility, at 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420, until 1:30 p.m. (CST), on 20 February 2015 at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud, subject to the right of the City of Henderson and the Henderson Water and Sewer Commission to reject all bids and to the future reservation of easements for sewer lines and force mains constructed on the property.
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Wednesday January 28th, 2015 - 12:05 pm

SURPLUS ITEMS for Bid on GovDeals

The Henderson Water Utility has listed additional surplus items for public bid on the GovDeals auction site.

HWU on GovDeals:

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Friday January 23rd, 2015 - 4:40 pm

The January 26, 2015 Water and Sewer Commission Meeting agenda (in PDF format) is available at this link:


The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Bobby Gish Administrative Building located at 111 Fifth Street in Henderson.
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Friday January 16th, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Schedule

The offices of Henderson Water Utility will be closed on Monday (January 19, 2015) in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

HWU will respond to emergencies that happen during this period. Calls will be answered 24 hours, as is always the case. If you have a water or sewer emergency, please call (270) 826-2824.

Also, the Water & Sewer Commission monthly Board Meeting has been moved to Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at the Main Office Building located at 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, KY.
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