Water Authority & Utilities

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) operates the world-class water and sewer utility in Macon-Bibb County. The MWA has been recognized for producing the Best Tasting Drinking Water in North America, as awarded by the American Water Works Association in 2009.

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 consecutive years.

The MWA contributes to the economic development and quality of life in our community. The MWA also supports relocation and expansion, and site selection for industries, by providing plentiful water and sewer capacity, the highest quality facilities and services, highly-skilled professionals and technical expertise on staff, and additional benefits for companies seeking to locate in Macon-Bibb County.

Macon Soils, an MWA subsidiary, handles the recycling of biosolids from wastewater treatment at MWA’s water reclamation facilities, distributing these by-products to area farmers for agricultural purposes.

MWA Services

The MWA Water Distribution System includes:


Metered Accounts


Miles of Water Mains and Service Lines



MWA’s sewage collection system includes:


Miles of Interceptor Sewers


Miles of Sanitary Sewer Lines




Georgia Power is a major provider in the Macon-Bibb County area.

Trash & Waste Management

Macon-Bibb County provides municipal trash and waste management services.

Cable TV, Internet, Phone

Local providers include Cox Communications, AT&T, and U-verse.


Macon is a telecom provider and has fiber ready designated industrial parks.