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At ECUA, community involvement is a privilege.

We care deeply about our community because we live, work and play here too! We are committed to making a positive difference in Escambia County through outreach and education and consider it a privilege to participate in community events and provide resources to our customers. Each year, ECUA provides the Quench Buggy to local events and festivals, organizes tours of ECUA facilities, and engages with students and civic organizations to provide information on how our local utilities work.

The Quench Buggy at Earth Day Pensacola 2023

ECUA's Quench Buggy and public information staff distributed award-winning, freshly chilled water and information on how our utilities work, including information on recycling, FOG, flushable wipes, composting and the elimination of sanitary sewer overflows.

ECUA Employees Proudly Support:

  • American Red Cross and OneBlood Blood Drives
  • American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
  • Boys and Girls Club of Escambia County
  • Greater Pensacola Society for Human Resource Management Spirit of Giving Event
  • Sacred Heart Children's Foundation
  • United Way

Student Education

ECUA’s Education Programs Specialist puts on programs for students at local libraries, schools, and community centers. Presentations include information on where our drinking water comes from, how wastewater gets cleaned, and how to recycle right! Interested in scheduling a program? Send us an inquiry!

Public Presentations and Facility Tours

We provide adult education, too! Civic organizations and networking groups can set up a presentation from ECUA on the topics of water, wastewater, recycling, FOG, flushable wipes, composting and more! Facility tours are also available upon request.

Quench Buggy

The Quench Buggy has been a valuable community asset for nearly a decade, providing award-winning, freshly chilled water to events, festivals, and runs in Escambia County. To request the Quench Buggy for a public event in Escambia County, fill out the form here and submit it to

Awards & Recognitions

In 2017 the Information Technology Department received recognition for its accomplishments and was honored with two awards.

The Florida Excellence in Technology Award highlighted the IT Infrastructure Upgrade Project. This project encompassed a refresh of technology, including Hyper Converged, Virtualization, upgrading the Network Circuits, and increasing over bandwidth while at the same time reducing the operating costs for the services compared to the previous technology.

The Technology Innovation Award - Leadership Category was awarded to the Director of IT for the projects and efforts to date at ECUA to prepare for the new ERP system and bringing a culture of innovation and change.

Additional awards and recognitions include the following:

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)

  • 2017 Public Information and Education Award Brown is the New Green Campaign
  • 2017 Operations & Environmental Performance Award Biosolids Composting Facility

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

  • 2017 Silver Excellence Award Recycling System Category
  • 2016 Gold Excellence Award Composting System Category
  • 2016 Professional Achievement Award presented to ECUA

National Waste & Recycling Association

  • 2016 Best Recycling Public Education Program Compost Program Outreach & Education
  • 2016 Organics Recycler of the Year Award
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