Welcome to our News Room! Here you’ll find recent press releases and other news about GUC.

For media inquiries, please contact Steve Hawley, Public Information Officer/Communications Manager, 252-551-1522.



The Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) is among a select group of utilities invited to apply for a special loan of up to $29 million to complete its Water Treatment Plant upgrade. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chose GUC’s Water Treatment Plant upgrade for their Water...Read more


7:30 am, Friday, September 6th

Our offices are closed today, but crews are working to restore power. After being grounded due to high winds earlier this morning, our bucket truck crews are back at work to restore services and quickly and safely as possible. At this time we have 1984...Read more


Due to hazardous weather conditions expected from Hurricane Dorian, Greenville Utilities’ offices will close at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, September 5 th and will remain closed through Friday. Crews are on duty, ready to respond to emergencies around the clock.

Due to the potential for high...Read more


Greenville Utilities has been keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian and is ready to respond as necessary. Crews are checking and positioning equipment and supplies to most efficiently be available to help restore power in case of any outages. As is the case every day and night, crews are on standby...Read more


Joel Butler, Parker Overton, and Tommy Stoughton were elected officers of the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners at the Board’s July 18, 2019 meeting.

Mr. Butler, retired Chief External Affairs Officer for Vidant Health, has been elected Chair. He served as Chair-Elect in 2018-...Read more