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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a punchlist?

A:  A punch list is a document prepared near the end of a construction project listing work not conforming to contract specifications that the contractor must complete prior to final payment.  The work may include incomplete or incorrect installations or incidental damage to existing property, street, sidewalks etc.  The contractor is bound by the contract to complete this list of contract items in order to receive final payment from the owner.

How can I find out if my street is closed or if it is scheduled to be closed?

A: You can find the latest road closures related to your street by visiting You can also go to the Construction Phase projects page and clicking the link in Road Closures for closure updates.

How will I know when my water will be shut off?

A: All scheduled water main outages will be posted with a blue door hanger that will indicate the scheduled date and time the water will be shut off. This hanger is posted 24 to 48 hours prior to the scheduled date.  Example door hangers can be found by clicking HERE.

What is a precautionary boil advisory?

A: A precautionary boil advisory is issued by the Evansville Water & Sewer Utility based upon information within the Water Supply Industry regarding additional precautionary steps that may safeguard the health of public water supply system customers. For a current project related list of advisories, visit the Construction Phase page, locate your project area and click on the Boil Advisories icon. Or you can visit for a complete listing.  Example door hangers can be found by clicking HERE.

Who do I contact if I don't have any water or are experiencing low pressure?

A: If you are impacted by a refresh Evansville water main project, contact the Construction Manager. In the case of a water emergency, call 812-402-4509.

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