The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

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Four MWA Board Members Sworn Into Office

Jan 23, 2023 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

During the January Meeting of the MWA Board of Directors, four members were sworn into office following the election of a new Chairman and re-election of three other District Members. Gary Bechtel, who served previously on the MWA Board as one of the two Macon-Bibb County Representatives from 2017-2018, was elected and sworn in as Chairman of the Authority. Mr. Bechtel served on the Bibb County School Board from 2001-2...

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MWA Recognized for System Excellence

Jan 2, 2023 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

During the year-end Fall Conference of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP), the Macon Water Authority (MWA) was recognized with the industry’s highest honors for water and wastewater operations. The MWA received both the 2022 GAWP Collection System Platinum Award and Water Distribution System Platinum Award, for achieving an evaluative grade of 95% or higher on both systems for at least five consecuti...

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Holiday Cheer for Daybreak Resource Center

Dec 30, 2022 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) Stormwater Management Division employees collected over 750 items, weighing over 200 pounds, for the annual Christmas charity contribution drive for the Daybreak (Homeless) Day Resource Center in Macon, and they were very appreciative of the kindness extended to homeless citizens this holiday season. Depaul USA manages Daybreak Day Resource Center to provide support services and a warm, ...

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Headquarters Renovations Making Progress

Dec 23, 2022 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The MWA and its contractors are making quick work of the ongoing renovations at the Second Street Albert Billingslea Headquarters Administration Building. Construction on the first floor, which includes the new customer lobby, is tentatively scheduled for completion by the end of March. The exterior of the building also is nearly done, with the final touches underway on roofing details, window panels, and landscaping. ...

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Service restored after water main break

Dec 21, 2022 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) has restored service to customers impacted this morning by a water main break at the intersection of Houston Avenue and Charlotte Street. The Authority was notified of the 10-inch water main break around 8:00 a.m. this morning, with staff on site by 8:20 a.m. to assess the situation, and crews beginning repairs by 9:00 a.m. The water main was repaired, and service was restored by 2:00 p....

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