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.

  • Year In Review

    GLWA’s 2019 Year In Review is out now! Once again, it’s One Water, One Team with One Mission: the best water and wastewater services in the country.

  • COVID-19 FAQs

    GLWA wants to let people know the water it produces is safe for drinking, cooking and maintaining personal hygiene during the COVID-19 outbreak. We use disinfection and treatment processes that are effective in removing viruses. For more info, please read

  • 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

  • Assistance Program

    GLWA transfers over $1.6 million in additional WRAP funding to cities of Detroit and Flint for bill payment and conservation assistance.


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Join Our Team

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.