Henderson Water Utility

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Rate Increase Effective July 1, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, rates for water and sewer service will increase 5.85 percent.

This change has been approved by City of Henderson Ordinance No. 03-11, effective March 1, 2011.

For the complete rate ordinance and revised rate tables, see our “Rates and Fees” page.


We have also added additional photos to highlight the ongoing construction of the new Headworks and plant expansion at our North Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Click here  or on the image below to read more about the plant expansion.

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NWWTP Plant Expansion

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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 - 11:04 am

Independence Day Holiday Schedule

The offices of Henderson Water Utility will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.

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.
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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:

Wastewater
Stormwater


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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 - 11:04 am

Independence Day Holiday Schedule

The offices of Henderson Water Utility will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.

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.
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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 - 9:20 am

Notice of Rate Increase

Effective July 1, 2015, rates for water and sewer service will increase 5.85 percent.

This change has been approved by City of Henderson Ordinance No. 03-11, effective March 1, 2011.

For the complete rate ordinance and revised rate tables, see our website at www.hkywater.org/governance/rates-and-fees .
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Friday June 12th, 2015 - 4:55 pm

The June 15, 2015 Water and Sewer Commission Meeting agenda (in PDF format) is available on the HWU website at this link:

tinyurl.com/HWU-Board-Agenda

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 June 10th, 2015 - 3:10 pm

BID TABULATION for:

Painting and Renovation of the South Water Treatment Plant Clearwell

A TABULATION showing submitted bids has been posted on our website.

tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

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Previously (06-04-2015)

Addendum No. 1 has been posted for:

Painting and Renovation of the South Water Treatment Plant Clearwell

Details are available at tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

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Previously (05-13-2015)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Painting and Renovation of the South Water Treatment Plant Clearwell

Description of Work: The Henderson Water Utility (Owner) hereby gives notice that separate, sealed bids will be received for the project to paint and renovate the 800,000 gallon steel Clearwell at the South Water Treatment Plant, 4137 Quinns Landing Road, Robards, KY 42452. The Work includes installation of temporary piping and conversion an existing tank into a temporary clearwell; cleaning the tank interior and exterior using blast cleaning methods; making repairs; recoating the tank; and other miscellaneous work as described in the detailed specifications.

BID OPENING: Sealed Bids will be received until 1:30 p.m., Local Time on 10 June 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.

BIDDING DOCUMENTS: Bidding Documents are on file for inspection and may be obtained at the offices of HWU, at the address listed above, during regular business hours, or access the HWU Bids Page at this link: tinyurl.com/hwu-bids . Copies of the Detailed Specifications, Bid Documents and Contract Documents 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 $200.00 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 .

PREQUALIFICATION: In order to be eligible to bid on this contract, prospective bidders shall provide evidence of ability to perform similar work in a timely manner by submitting the project name, scope of work, allowed and actual time of completion, and a contact person for three previous projects of this nature constructed within the past ten (10) years. Prequalification submittals shall be directed to Stephen C. Lee, P.E., at the engineer’s Nashville office no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid date.

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.
HWU General Manager
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Friday June 5th, 2015 - 8:08 am

INVITATION FOR BID

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. local time on the 23rd day of June, 2015 at which time the bids will be opened and considered for the purchase of the following:

CAUSTIC SODA 50% (Membrane Grade) and
CAUSTIC SODA 25% (Membrane Grade)

FOR THE
HENDERSON WATER UTILITY

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

Questions should be directed to the Purchasing Manager, Kathy Ambrose, at 270-869-6609.

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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