Grease & Waste Disposal
Residential customers can help prevent sewer spills and overflows by properly disposing of fats, oild, and grease (FOG) within their households. Rather than pour grease down the drain, potentially clogging and damaging home plumbing and MWA sewer lines, let grease cool and pour it into a sealed container for disposal…Learn More
Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment
How Is Wastewater Treated?
Wastewater Treatment Plants, such as the MWA’s Lower Poplar and Rocky Creek facilities, apply several steps to recycle wastewater. Wastewater treatment plants also are referred to as water reclamation facilities (WRF), since the wastewater is “reclaimed” for beneficial reuse and directly or indirectly returned to raw water storage facilities like…Learn More
How is Water Treated?
The Macon Water Authority is a surface water treatment system. This means we collect and treat raw surface water runoff from seasonal rain events to produce drinking water. Rainwater flows into the Ocmulgee River or the MWA’s raw water storage reservoirs – Javors Lucas Lake. It then undergoes treatment for…Learn More
How to Read Your Meter and Locate a Leak at Your Property
The Macon Water Authority offers insights on how to read meters and locate leaks on the customer's end—two things that seem simple, but can be a bit confusing.Learn More
How to Read Your MWA Bill
The Macon Water Authority wants to help customers understand their water and sewer usage patterns, as well as the makeup (layout and design) of their bill.Learn More