The Macon Water Authority

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Water Pressure

Q: Why is water pressure important in protecting our customers?


1. MWA’s water system provides safe water for drinking and hygiene to protect human health; maintaining enough pressure helps ensure contaminants can’t enter into over the 1,400 miles of the water system that is stretched throughout most of Bibb County’s 255 square miles.
2. The other important purpose of the water system is to make sure life and property is protected from fires. The same pipes that deliver water to your home also protect it from fire and the MWA water system has over 8,000 fire hydrants for this. Fighting fires, unlike water use in your home, requires thousands of gallons of water delivered at a moment’s notice with enough pressure over a number of hours.

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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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