We are One Water

The Great Lakes Water Authority is your source for water! We are dedicated to efficiently delivering the nation’s best water and wastewater services to southeast Michigan.

  • Quality Playtime. Quality Water

    Quality is our #1 goal. As the primary provider of water and sewer services to Southeast Michigan, GLWA’s experienced team uses leading treatment practices to ensure we provide you with the nation’s cleanest drinking water.

  • National Safety Month

    In observance of National Safety Month, GLWA encourages everyone to recognize hazards wherever they might be. Click below for more information.

  • Year In Review

    GLWA CEO Sue McCormick wraps up her annual Year In Review meetings with team members. Click below to know more about our 2018 accomplishments and operations.

  • State Goal Surpassed

    GLWA surpasses state goal of reducing phosphorus levels by 40 percent by 2025. Reduction considered a key component of water quality in the Great Lakes.


Southeast Michigan residents whose source for water is GLWA system
Member partner communities connected to GLWA source water
Member partner communities using GLWA wastewater services

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It’s an exciting time to be part of GLWA! Learn more about what it means to work at Michigan’s premier water and wastewater service provider and explore career opportunities.