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.

  • Water Quality Month

    August is Water Quality Month. But, for our dedicated water quality team, every day is about water quality as they work tirelessly to make sure your drinking water is of unquestionable quality.

  • National Recognition

    Congratulations to our team at Water Works Park for receiving the 2019 Directors Award for Water Treatment by the Partnership for Safe Water. The facility was recognized for its drinking water operations.

  • On The Right Track

    Downtown News Magazine recently published an article on GLWA's progress since it was established in 2016. Click below to read the full report.

  • Assistance Program

    GLWA transfers over $1.2 million in additional funding to Detroit and Flint for bill payment and conservation assistance; program reaches 73 percent community participation in first three years.


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.