Henderson Water Utility

For billing inquiries, please call Customer Service at 270-831-1200 ext. 2216.  Hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

In case of water or sewer emergency call HWU at 270-826-2824 (Answered 24/7/365).

Please check here for information about COVID-19 and the water supply

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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Wednesday May 25th, 2022 - 4:05 pm

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDSSEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTSHENDERSON WATER UTILITY HENDERSON, KENTUCKYSeparate sealed BIDS for the construction of Sewer System Improvements for the Henderson Water Utility will be received at the Henderson Water Utility Administrative Offices located at 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420 until Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time, and then at said time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids being mailed should be sent to Tom Williams, P.E., General Manager, Henderson Water Utility, Administrative Offices, 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420, and the bidder shall be responsible for timely delivery. The work will be completed in one (1) contract as follows:CONTRACT 22-03PRATT SEWAGE PUMPING STATION• Lump Sum – Pratt Drive Sewage Pumping Station including two (2) 10’-0” diameter precast concrete wetwells, three (3) constant speed submersible pumps, automatic pump control system, miscellaneous site work, piping and connections to existing facilities.The allotted time for construction of Contract 22-03 is 150 calendar days. Liquidated damages for non-completion are $1,000 per calendar day.General contractors shall meet the following pre-qualification requirements to be eligible to bid on this contract:1. Pre-qualification information required herein shall be emailed to stephenl@jrwauford.com on or before Friday, June 10, 2022. Prospective bidders are responsible for confirming receipt of pre-qualification information by calling 615-883-3243. The prospective bidder shall provide evidence of general 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 general nature constructed within the past ten (10) years. Alternatively, the prospective bidder shall list previous, specific experience on projects completed for the Henderson Water Utility in the past ten (10) years.2. A mandatory virtual pre-bid conference will be held for bidders on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time and must be attended by representatives of each prospective bidder. Each person planning to attend the pre-bid conference must register in advance using the following link:us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkf--ppj0qG9wADOOvVj2UJVObzxFINRVwAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email including the information required to join the meeting. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your spam folder.The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:Henderson Water Utility, 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, KY 42420J. R. Wauford & Company, Consulting Engineers, Inc., 2835 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com and/or www.jrwauford.com. Bidders may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project # 8215620 on the QuestCDN project search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with the digital project information. Inquiries should be directed to the project manager, Stephen C. Lee, P.E., (615) 883-3243, stephenl@jrwauford.com. Bid bond, City Occupational License, and other requirements apply to bidders. The successful bidder or bidders shall be required to furnish both an acceptable performance bond and payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities, and to negotiate with the apparent qualified best bidder or bidders to such extent as may be necessary.No bidder may withdraw his bid for 90 days, while the Owner considers the bids. Mutually agreed upon time extensions may be made if necessary. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday May 25th, 2022 - 3:53 pm

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDSWATER AND SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTSHENDERSON WATER UTILITY HENDERSON, KENTUCKYSeparate sealed BIDS for the construction of Water and Sewer System Improvements for the Henderson Water Utility will be received at the Henderson Water Utility Administrative Offices located at 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420 until Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time, and then at said time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids being mailed should be sent to Tom Williams, P.E., General Manager, Henderson Water Utility, Administrative Offices, 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420, and the bidder shall be responsible for timely delivery. The work will be completed in one (1) contract as follows:CONTRACT 22-0418-INCH AND 16-INCH WATER TRANSMISSION LINESAND 16-INCH FORCE MAIN• 4,638 L.F. of 16-inch Force Main• 2,629 L.F. of 18-Inch Water Line• 3,877 L.F. of 16-Inch Water Line• 145 L.F. of 28-Inch Casing Pipe for Bored Crossing of South Green Street• 120 L.F. of 28-Inch Casing Pipe for Open-Cut Crossing of Old Corydon Road• One (1) Fire Hydrant• One (1) Air Release ValveThe allotted time for construction of Contract 22-04 is 120 calendar days. Liquidated damages for non-completion are $1,000 per calendar day.General contractors shall meet the following pre-qualification requirements to be eligible to bid on this contract:1. Pre-qualification information required herein shall be emailed to stephenl@jrwauford.com on or before Friday, June 10, 2022. Prospective bidders are responsible for confirming receipt of pre-qualification information by calling 615-883-3243. The prospective bidder shall provide evidence of general 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 general nature constructed within the past ten (10) years. Alternatively, the prospective bidder shall list previous, specific experience on projects completed for the Henderson Water Utility in the past ten (10) years.2. A mandatory virtual pre-bid conference will be held for bidders on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time and must be attended by representatives of each prospective bidder. Each person planning to attend the pre-bid conference must register in advance using the following link:us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkf--ppj0qG9wADOOvVj2UJVObzxFINRVwAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email including the information required to join the meeting. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your spam folder.The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:Henderson Water Utility, 111 Fifth Street, Henderson, KY 42420J. R. Wauford & Company, Consulting Engineers, Inc., 2835 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com and/or www.jrwauford.com. Bidders may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project # 8215624 on the QuestCDN project search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with the digital project information. Inquiries should be directed to the project manager, Stephen C. Lee, P.E., (615) 883-3243, stephenl@jrwauford.com. Bid bond, City Occupational License, and other requirements apply to bidders. The successful bidder or bidders shall be required to furnish both an acceptable performance bond and payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities, and to negotiate with the apparent qualified best bidder or bidders to such extent as may be necessary.No bidder may withdraw his bid for 90 days, while the Owner considers the bids. Mutually agreed upon time extensions may be made if necessary. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday May 13th, 2022 - 4:27 pm

The agenda for the May 16, 2022, Water and Sewer Commission Meeting is available on the HWU website (in PDF format) at this link:tinyurl.com/HWU-Board-AgendaThe meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Bobby Gish Administrative Building located at 111 Fifth Street in Henderson. ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday April 28th, 2022 - 12:40 pm

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 1:00 p.m. local time on the 12th day of May 2022 at which time the bids will be opened and considered for the purchase of the following: POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON (PAC) FOR THE HENDERSON WATER UTILITY Bid Ref# 202222_Carbon 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 Manker, 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. ... See MoreSee Less

 


2020 CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORTS
for both the North and South Water Treatment Plants

2020 North CCR
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NORTH Water Treatment Plant
Serving the City of Henderson
and portions of Henderson County

2020 Henderson Water Utility North annual water quality report is available.

This report contains important information about your drinking water.

Please go to www.hkywater.org/ccr/north.pdf to view your 2020 annual water quality report or to request a paper copy call 270-826-2421.

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SOUTH Water Treatment Plant
Serving the City of Sebree, Beech Grove,
and portions of Henderson County

2020 Henderson Water Utility South annual water quality report is available.

This report contains important information about your drinking water.

Please go to www.hkywater.org/ccr/south.pdf to view your 2020 annual water quality report or to request a paper copy call 270-826-2421.