The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) was created in1981 by an Act of the Florida Legislature with a purpose to own, manage, finance, promote, improve and expand the water and wastewater systems of Escambia County and the City of Pensacola. The ECUA began offering sanitation services in Escambia County in 1992.
The ECUA Board consists of five members, each serving one of the county’s five electoral districts. Each member serves a four-year term and is elected by the voter of Escambia County.
The Mission of the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority is to promote the quality of life of the Emerald Coast by providing water, wastewater, and sanitation services in an effective and efficient manner.
In pursuit of this Mission, ECUA holds these as its Core Values:
The Board and employees of ECUA are committed to providing the highest quality services.
ECUA provides cost-effective services.
Courteous and responsive personnel
ECUA representatives demonstrate courteous and responsive interactions with the public and fellow employees.
ECUA pledges itself to:
Environmentally responsible decision-making An overriding commitment to protecting the quality of drinking water; Minimize natural resources consumption, waste, and adverse environmental impacts.
Timely availability of services
ECUA provides services as quickly and safely as possible.
Economic and physical security
ECUA holds seriously the safety, health, welfare and security of its employees, customers, and the general public within its geographic scope of services.
In all departments, ECUA is representative of our customer base, and thus recruits, promotes, and maintains fair and equitable policies and procedures that assure qualified individuals are treated without regard to gender, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, or age.
District One consists of parts of these and surrounding neighborhoods:
- Lake Estelle & Lake Francis
- Bellview- Bellview Ballpark
- Myrtle Grove
- Perdido Bay Country Club Estates
- Millview Area
- Lillian Highway Area
- Patricia Dr. and Muldoon Road areas
- Osceola Golf Course Area
- Saufley Field Road to W Street
- West Florida High, Pine Forest Highway