BWW Receives GFOA Award for Budget Preparation

For the second year in a row, Birmingham Water Works has earned a coveted honor for the quality of its…


Birmingham Water Works Achieves over $35 Million in Savings

On July 14, the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) approved the final sale of over $480 million in taxable…


Virtual School Program Contest Winners Revealed

As part of the 2021 virtual School Program, fifth-grade students in our service area were encouraged to send in a poster, video, or essay about why water is Essential to Life.
More than 30…


Birmingham Water Works Lands on Cover of Municipal Sewer & Water

General Manager Michael Johnson is featured on the cover of the March 2021 issue of Municipal Sewer & Water magazine.

The cover story, entitled “Systematic Upgrades” (but…


Birmingham Water Works Helps Homeowners Fix Leaks

Birmingham Water Works (BWW) will observe EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, which begins Monday, March 15, to help Birmingham-area households save money by fixing leaks that waste water.



Birmingham Water Works Responds to Fultondale Disaster

As part of the recovery effort in the aftermath of the tornadoes of Jan. 25, 2020 that impacted Fultondale and surrounding areas, Birmingham Water Works crews have been on the ground to help…


Board Elects New Officers for 2021

During the regularly-scheduled board meeting on Jan. 13, the Birmingham Water Works Board elected Ronald A. Mims as Chairman of the board for 2021.

Mims, who also served as chair in…


New Faces Join the Board

With board terms expiring in 2020, the Birmingham Water Works Board has a new makeup for 2021 and beyond.

The nine-member board is composed of four appointees from the Birmingham City…


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,…