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:

Wastewater
Stormwater


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Friday November 21st, 2014 - 12:48 pm

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

The offices of Henderson Water Utility will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 27 – 28, 2014) in observance of Thanksgiving.

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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Thursday November 20th, 2014 - 4:11 pm

Temporary Change in Office Hours

Henderson Water Utility’s System Operations Center (SOC) office hours will change effective immediately.

New SOC Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday)

Office hours at the Bobby Gish Administration Office have not changed. Office hours are from:
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday)

HWU System Operations Center (SOC)
230 North Alvasia Street
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone (270) 826-2824

HWU Bobby Gish Administration Building
111 Fifth Street
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone (270) 826-2421
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Tuesday November 18th, 2014 - 4:50 pm

Purchase of Water Line Materials
For Riverport Loop Water Line Project

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

tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

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PREVIOUSLY: (09-19-2014)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Purchase of Water Line Materials
For Riverport Loop Water Line Project

Description of Work: The Henderson Water Utility (Owner) hereby gives notice that separate, sealed bids will be received for the acquisition and delivery of materials for a water line project to serve an area near the Henderson Riverport.

BID OPENING: Sealed Bids will be received until 1:30 p.m., Local Time on 10 October 2014, 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. Questions regarding the Bid Documents and Plans should be directed to Kathy Ambrose, Purchasing Director, at the address listed above, during regular business hours. Telephone: 270.826.2421.

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

Specifications and Instructions to Bidders may also be obtained from:
HWU website: tinyurl.com/hwu-bids
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Tuesday November 18th, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Water Meters for Inventory

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

tinyurl.com/hwu-bids

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PREVIOUSLY: (10-07-2014)

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:

WATER METERS for INVENTORY
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

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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Tuesday November 18th, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Road Closure:

HACKBERRY Street will be reduced to ONE LANE on Thursday 11-20-2014. Traffic to-and-from Marshall Street and Bruce Street will also be affected.

Henderson Water Utility will be installing an 8-inch water line across Hackberry Street, near the intersection of South Main Street in Henderson. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the day, and traffic should return to normal.
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