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.

  • New Members

    GLWA's Board of Directors has elected Dr. Beverly Walker Griffea its new chair, and welcomes John J. Zech as the new director representing Wayne County.

  • Innovation

    GLWA, City of Detroit and Michigan State University are teaming up on a project to detect viruses, including the coronavirus, in the regional sewer system to help predict future outbreaks.

  • Rating Upgrades

    GLWA received positive ratings actions from all three ratings agencies in early March 2020 in anticipation of a bond refunding and new money transaction.

  • Only 3 Ps

    With the anticipation of an increase in the use of personal hygiene and cleaning wipes as people try to keep their spaces clean, please help us remind everyone to use these wipes responsibly and DO NOT flush them down the


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