What’s New

2020 Board of Directors ELECTION … RESULTS March 17

In late February, Utility members will receive ballots for the annual election of members to the board of directors of Bonita Springs Utilities, Inc. In most years, three board seats are up for election to a three-year term on the nine-member Board, which sets policy...

Water Quality Questions?

Water quality has been in the news frequently and you may have some questions.Water quality has been in the news frequently and you may have some questions. Are you familiar with our water quality standards? Do you want to learn more about drinking water and...

Ninth year of no rate increase for BSU customers

Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. customers will not see a rate increase this year on their utility bills. For the ninth consecutive year, the BSU board of directors voted to maintain current rates. The member-owned cooperative could have raised rates by 1.3% without...

Happy Holidays from BSU!

While you deck the halls, Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District has these helpful holiday safety tips to share: • If you have a real Christmas tree, water it regularly so it doesn’t dry out. • Replace any Christmas tree lights with worn or broken cords or...

BSU board applications available Dec. 1; filing deadline is Dec. 31

Applications for the Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. board of directors will be available Dec. 1. Anyone interested in running for a board position may pick up an application from the BSU office at 11900 E. Terry St. Completed forms must be returned to the office by 5...

BSU honored with Utility of the Year Safety Award

BSU honored with Utility of the Year Safety Award

Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. received a 2018 Safety Award for Utility of the Year from the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association for its outstanding safety record. “We are proud of the commitment of our operations staff to the health, safety and...

Cease the Grease … Happy Thanksgiving!

Fats, oils and grease, commonly known as FOG, are harmful to your sewer system. Putting these liquids down the drain creates clogs and can lead to a Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO). When that occurs, raw sewage will back up into your home and/or street. Say NO to SSOs...

What you flush affects us ALL

Flushing anything that is not dissolvable in water can cause clogged sewage or drainage lines, sewage backups and other problems in your home – and beyond. Flushing things that shouldn’t be flushed can cause problems at our wastewater treatment plants, resulting in...

When to Call BSU

As a homeowner, you’re responsible for maintenance and repairs on your home’s plumbing – including pools and irrigation systems. But we handle the lines up to and including the backflow prevention device on your water service and your sewer cleanout in the road...

BACKFLOW Prevention Explained

BACKFLOW Prevention Explained

What is backflow? Backflow occurs when water moves in the opposite direction from its normal flow. When there is a change in pressure and the direction of the flow is reversed, backflow can allow contaminants to enter the potable water supply. What’s a backflow...