Birmingham Water Works Awarded EPA Loan

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (January 12, 2021) — Tuesday, the Birmingham Water Works Board  (BWWB) received official notification that they were approved to receive credit assistance of up  to $147,147,…


Capital Improvement Projects for 2021

The Capital Improvement Plan evaluates the operating condition of the organization’s assets, where upgrade improvements can be made, and where opportunities for new projects may exist.


A Look Ahead to 2021

As we begin a new year, General Manager Michael Johnson shares his outlook for Birmingham Water Works and the priorities for the utility in 2021.

Provide Quality Drinking Water: “We…


Birmingham Water Works Wins Awards for Budget & Water Quality

Awards serve as a testament to excellence and achievement for organizations and individuals who receive them. The most recent awards received by Birmingham Water Works demonstrate the organization…


Birmingham Water Works Debuts New Website

The Birmingham Water Works has launched its redesigned website, giving customers the ability to interact with the utility no matter where they are.

With a fresh, modern look,…


Essential to Life: No Rate Increase for 2021

All living things, from plants to people, need water to live. Water sustains the life of our economy as well, from generating electricity to producing goods and services.


Researchers Study Effects of Lake Purdy Dam on Crayfishes Population

Alabama has the most diverse crayfish fauna in the world, with more than 90 native species found in the state. Crayfishes, also known as crawfish or crawdaddies depending on where you were raised…


BWWB Approves Operating & Maintenance and Capital Budgets with No Rate Increase for 2021

On Nov. 19, the Birmingham Water Works Board approved an Operating & Maintenance (O&M) Budget of $108,335,378 and a Capital Budget of $81,484,428 for Fiscal Year 2021. The approval comes…


Good Samaritan Helps Customers in Need

With many families in the Birmingham area facing economic hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an anonymous customer has stepped up and offered to cover the accounts of fellow customers…