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

Learn more about Henderson’s Separate Sewer System:


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Monday October 20th, 2014 - 9:40 am

Revised “Due Date” for Countryview Subdivision Stormwater Design Services Bids

The Due Date for has been changed. The NEW submittal deadline for responses is 1:30 p.m. Local Time, 24 October 2014.

More information is available on the HWU Bids page at tinyurl.com/hwu-bids


PREVIOUSLY: (10-10-2014)

City of Henderson/Henderson Water Utility
Countryview Subdivision Stormwater Design Services

The City of Henderson and the Henderson Water Utility are seeking submittals of Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms for engineering services related to the design and preparation of plan documents for Stormwater Drainage in Countryview Subdivision, in Henderson, Kentucky.

Copies of the SOQ which detail the requirements for submittals are available on our web site, at this link:


Inquiries should be directed to Tom Williams, P.E., HWU General Manager, 270.869.6621. Submittal deadline for responses is 1:30 p.m. Local Time, 22 October 2014.
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Friday October 17th, 2014 - 4:36 pm

The October 20, 2014 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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Wednesday October 15th, 2014 - 8:34 am


Beginning Sunday, October 19, 2014, Henderson Water Utility crews will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the City. The flushing will begin at 6:00pm on Sunday and will continue until the entire system has been flushed.

During this time customers may experience a temporary decrease in water pressure.

HWU crews will be flushing hydrants around the clock until the process is complete (hopefully by Thursday, October 23rd).

We appreciate your patience during this time.
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Monday October 13th, 2014 - 11:14 am

TARANSAY DRIVE to be closed for stormwater work.

Beginning Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Henderson Water Utility crews will be closing the 1300 block of Taransay Drive to work on storm lines. Traffic will be detoured on Burkhall Way, Alastair Drive & Rullion Green Way. This work will continue until further notice.
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Tuesday October 7th, 2014 - 8:19 am

City of Henderson/Henderson Water Utility
Water Meters for Inventory

The Henderson Water and Sewer Commission of the City of Henderson, Kentucky will receive sealed competitive bids at its office at 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420, until 1:30 p.m. (CDT), on the 21st day of October, 2014 at which time the bids will be opened and considered for the purchase of the following:


Specifications and Instructions to Bidders may be obtained from:

HWU website: tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

HWU Bobby Gish Administration Building: 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, KY 42420

The Water and Sewer Commission reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids in whole or in part and to waive informalities and/or technicalities in the bids. Conflicts of interest, gratuities and kickbacks as defined and provided for in K.R.S. 45A.455 are absolutely prohibited.

Clarifications and Addenda will be posted on the HWU procurement web site as listed above.
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