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MWA Celebrates Women's History Month

Mar 25, 2021 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) celebrated Women’s History Month today (Wednesday, March 24) by honoring three women who serve as trailblazers within the Macon-Bibb County community. Former long-time MWA District 1 Board Member Dorothy “Dot” Black was honored with a special wall mural dedication that pays tribute to her 21-year career in public service at the Authority. The mural honoring Ms. Black adorns the full leng...

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Fishing Season Opens at Lucas Lake

Mar 5, 2021 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

With the COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacting social activities in Macon-Bibb County throughout this past year, the public can take some comfort in knowing that the Macon Water Authority (MWA) will continue to offer a safe and socially distanced opportunity for outdoor recreation. The MWA has kicked off its public fishing season, opening Javors Lucas Lake to anglers who may need a therapeutic break from the uncertainty ...

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MWA Bids Farewell to Three Board Members

Jan 19, 2021 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The MWA welcomed three new Board Members to the ranks in January, but before doing so, Authority officials gave thanks during the season of Thanksgiving to the three outgoing Members for their service. “These three men brought great experience and passion to their respective seats on the (MWA) Board, and we are grateful for their leadership and dedicated service,” says Tony Rojas, MWA Executive Director and President. ...

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MWA Closes Out 2020 With Industry Awards

Jan 11, 2021 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

The MWA finished the year with a bang by winning both the 2020 Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Collection System and Distribution System Excellence Awards. These Excellence Awards recognize those utilities in Georgia that strive to continually improve their systems through proper management, maintenance, and operation. This year, the MWA received the Collection System Platinum Award for attaining a s...

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MWA Adjusts Rates for 2021

Jan 4, 2021 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

In October of 2019, the MWA Board approve a five-year rate plan that locked in residential water and sewer rates for the subsequent three years of 2020 thru 2022. The Authority’s adoption of current and future rates was directed by the MWA Finance Committee after the staff’s in-depth analyses of customer demand trends, operations requirements of the utility, capital project needs, and dept-coverage goals. Beginning Jan...

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