News & Publications

GLWA Response to EWG Drinking Water Study

The Authority today issued a statement in response to a drinking water study published by the Washington, D.C. nonprofit, EWG. GLWA is proud Read More

Preliminary investigations into adverse effects of low phosphorous levels on Settleability at GLWA’s Water Resource Recovery Facility

The Great Lakes Water Authority has a long history of removing phosphorous (P) at the GLWA’s Water Resource Recovery Facility. Read More

Melvindale becomes latest community to enroll in GLWA’s Water Residential Assistance Program

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is pleased to announce that the city of Melvindale has become the latest member Read More

Public Hearing Notice regarding proposed Detroit River Interceptor Evaluation and Rehabilitation Project

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) announces a Public Hearing regarding its Project Plan for the proposed Detroit River Interceptor Read More

Public Hearing Notice regarding proposed Central Offload Facility Rehabilitation Project

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) announces a Public Hearing regarding its Project Plan for the proposed Central Offload Facility Read More

GLWA Clarification Statement Regarding 5/10/17 Detroit Free Press Biosolids Dryer Facility

The Great Lakes Water Authority has drafted a statement regarding the Detroit Free Press article about sulfur dioxide (SSO2) emissions at its Biosolids Read More

GLWA After-Event Report on 2/28/17 Boil Water Advisory

GLWA has completed its after-event report on the Boil Water Advisory that occurred on February 28, 2017. To review the Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority reallocates $1.7 million in WRAP funding

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) Board of Directors this week approved a $1.7 million reallocation of WRAP (Water Residential Read More

GLWA’s Statement on Flint Source Water Decision

Today, the city of Flint announced its intention to remain with the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) for its treated Read More

GLWA launches inaugural apprenticeship program

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) today announced that through a new partnership with Focus: HOPE and Henry Ford College, Read More

Southwest Water Treatment Plant Taste and Odor After-Event Report

After thorough review, GLWA has completed its Southwest Water Plant after-event report related to the taste and odor issues recently Read More

GLWA response to Representative Dingell regarding Downriver communities’ water issue

GLWA response to Representative Dingell regarding Downriver communities’ water issue.

Water Quality Update-Downriver Communities

GLWA WATER QUALITY UPDATE – Downriver Communities January 12, 2017   “The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is committed to Read More

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Draft Industrial Pretreatment Program Rules

GLWA is seeking written comments from the public on draft Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) Rules. Read the full notice here. Read More

GLWA EXECUTES MONEY-SAVING $1.3 BILLION INAUGURAL BOND SALE

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) went to market for its inaugural transaction on October 13, 2016, pricing a $1.3 billion Read More

GLWA 2016 BOND SALE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

FAQ — GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY INAUGURAL BOND SALE    

GLWA Adds Chief Information Officer and Chief Public Affairs Officer to Executive Leadership Team

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) today announced the hiring of Jeffrey Small as Chief Information Officer (CIO), and Michelle Read More

GLWA IS NOW AN “A” RATED UTILITY AFTER NINE MONTHS OF INDEPENDENT OPERATION

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) last week received positive ratings actions from all three ratings agencies – Fitch Ratings, Read More

Cutting-Edge Wayne State University Research to Occur at GLWA Pilot Plant

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and Wayne State University (WSU) have agreed to continue their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Read More

Water Residential Assistance Program Continues as Sustainable Plan for Detroit’s Low-Income Water Customers

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) and the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) made it clear today that the Read More

GLWA Receives Award of Recognition for 10 Years of Outstanding Performance

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) has received the “10-Year Directors Award” from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Votes to Extend Emergency Service Agreement with Flint

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board voted to extend its emergency service agreement with the city of Flint for Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Hires First-Ever Research and Innovation Director

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is pleased to announce the hire of Bill Creal as the authority’s first director Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Welcomes Newest Board Member

May 4, 2016 The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest board member, Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Announces Standup of Water Quality Workgroup

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) today announced the standup of a Water Quality Workgroup made up of Authority staff Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Begins Enrollment for Water Residential Assistance Program

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is proud to announce the launch of its Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP), the Read More

Moody’s Upgrades Great Lakes Water Authority Bond Ratings

Following the Great Lakes Water Authority’s (GLWA) first month of operations, Moody’s Investor Services upgraded the GLWA water and sewer senior Read More

GLWA CEO Sue McCormick appears on “Spotlight on the News”

GLWA CEO Sue McCormick was Chuck Stokes’ guest on WXYZ-TV’s “Spotlight on the News,” aired on January 24, 2016. In Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority, the First-Ever Regional Water System for Southeast Michigan, Begins Operations

In a historic milestone, southeast Michigan’s first-ever regional water authority began operations January 1, 2016. The Great Lakes Water Authority Read More

Information regarding the transition from www.dwsd.org to www.glwater.org.

We are pleased to report that the initial stand-up of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is complete.  With this Read More

City of Detroit reaches bondholder consent for transfer of DWSD debt to new Great Lakes Water Authority

December 4, 2015 The City of Detroit has broken the final barrier to enable the regional Great Lakes Water Authority Read More

Great Lakes Water Authority Board appoints Chief Executive Officer in preparation for organization’s launch on Jan. 1

After a nationwide search, Robert Daddow, chairman, Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), announced the hiring of Sue McCormick as the Read More

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