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Students quench for solution to multiple boil advisories

Students quench for solution to multiple boil advisories

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

The Evansville Water and Sewage Utility have placed a boil advisory on the university’s campus as well as in housing for the second time in three weeks, frustrating students as they have been unable to drink clean water.  Indianapolis native and Sophomore Public Relations and Advertising major Aniyah Sco...

Boil advisory hits campus; housing and food services offering bottled water

Boil advisory hits campus; housing and food services offering bottled water

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

The Evansville Water and Sewage Utility has placed a boil advisory on the university's campus as well as in housing due to a main water line break on North Red Bank Road. The impacted areas include north of the Ohio River, south of Mill Road, west of St. Joe Avenue and east of the Posey County Line. Housing...

Parts of Evansville on boil advisory

Parts of Evansville on boil advisory

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 9, 2019

People in the Evansville area, including those at USI, are going to have to boil their water before they drink it. According to the Evansville Water Sewer Utility (EWSU), all areas west of St. Joseph Avenue, east to the Posey County Line, north of the Ohio River and south of Mill Road are affect...

USI professor tests local water safety

USI professor tests local water safety

Bowman Clark, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at USI Brian Bohrer was unsure about the safety of lake water at the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. According to IN.gov, “The Amaz Coal company began mining operations in October 1973, and ceased operations in 1993.” The strip mine eventually filled wit...

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