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Students quench for solution to multiple boil advisories

The EWSU advised students, faculty, staff and administrators to boil water for at least 10 minutes before using along with using bottled water to brush teeth or cook. Water bottles were placed on water fountains across the university.
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...

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

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

Parts of Evansville on boil advisory

Parts of Evansville on boil advisory
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...

USI professor tests local water safety

Map of sample locations around the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area
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...

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