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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…

Business

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…

Community

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…

Water

BWW Celebrates Imagine A Day Without Water

On October 21, Birmingham Water Works (BWW) participated in the sixth annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” initiative, a national day of education and advocacy about the value of water.
Led…

Business

Birmingham Water Works Board Marks Its 70th Anniversary

Based on Certificate of Incorporation filed with the Judge of Probate for Jefferson County, Alabama, the Commission of the City of Birmingham established the Water Works Board of the City of…

Business

BWWB Sets Public Hearing for 2021 Budget

A Virtual/Electronic Regular Board of Directors’ Meeting and Public Hearing of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. …

Water

BWW Awarded for Commitment to Water Quality

Demonstrating the utility’s continued commitment to water quality, the Birmingham Water Works Putnam Filter Plant has earned the 15-Year Directors Award Phase III for Water Treatment from the…

Community

BWW Lends Hand in Hurricane Sally Relief

The City of Fairhope Public Utilities, a utility serving approximately 20,000 water and sewer customers in Baldwin County, has experienced major damage to its water, sewer, and power assets caused…

Water

Maintaining Our Infrastructure

Water utilities are a crucial part of the nation’s infrastructure. In many areas of the country, aging pipes are in need of replacement to avoid leaks and breaks that waste treated drinking water…

Water

August Is National Water Quality Month

August is National Water Quality Month, but, for Birmingham Water Works, our dedication to outstanding water quality is a year-round commitment.