Birmingham Water Works Celebrates National Water Quality Month


Birmingham Water Works proudly serves high-quality drinking water to more than 770,000 people in the City of Birmingham and five counties. We are the largest water system in Alabama and our focus has always been on providing the best water service to our customers at an affordable price.

We are excited to showcase the exceptional quality of water that residents in Birmingham enjoy during the National Water Quality Month. Through rigorous testing and implementation of advanced water treatment technologies, the utility has achieved remarkable results. Water quality is a paramount concern for communities, and Birmingham Water Works recognizes its responsibility to deliver clean, safe, and reliable water to its customers.

According to recent studies conducted by renowned water quality agencies, Birmingham’s water has been consistently ranked among the top-tier in the country. In a national survey, our water system received a stellar rating of 95% for overall water quality, surpassing many other major cities. This achievement is a testament to the dedication and expertise of the Birmingham Water Works team in maintaining stringent quality standards.

Join Birmingham Water Works in celebrating National Water Quality Month by safeguarding the availability of clean drinking water and reducing water pollution.

Here are some ways you can help!

● Walk pets in grassy areas and parks and avoid waterways.

● Reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizer applications.

● Take used oil or antifreeze to a service station or recycling center.

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About Birmingham Water Works:

Founded in 1951, Birmingham Water Works (BWW ) serves nearly 770,000 people in Jefferson, Shelby, Blount, St. Clair, and Walker counties. The BWWB operates four filtration plants, a certified testing laboratory, and has more than 4,000 miles of pipe in its distribution network; it ranked among the top five water systems in the United States.