The Engineering Department of Birmingham City currently manages the facility of water supply and distribution for over 24,600 residents living in the Birmingham City area. Established in 1864, the Water Division of Birmingham City through the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), purchase water from the Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority (SOCWA), which buys it from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
Birmingham Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Birmingham Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Birmingham main water system here:
Contact Birmingham Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
205-244-4000 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–4:30 PM)
No email provided. Please visit the contact form. https://www.bwwb.org/node/98
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Birmingham Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Birmingham Water site. Birmingham Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Birmingham Water website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Birmingham Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Birmingham, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Birmingham Water. Luckily, Birmingham has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Birmingham, you'll need to stop your water service with the Birmingham Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.