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Using Water Wisely

Using Water Wisely

Des Moines Water Works encourages business and residential customers in central Iowa to Use Water Wisely, a recommended schedule aimed at smart water use during hot, dry, summer days.

Citizen Water Academy

Citizen Water Academy

The Citizen Water Academy is a free, four-session crash course about the history, use and management of water in the Central Iowa region. The mission of the Academy is to create a network of leaders who are knowledgeable and engaged in water issues. Apply today!

Think Downstream

Think Downstream

All water flows downstream. The pollution it carries flows downstream, too. We encourage and challenge all Iowans to Think Downstream and consider what they may do or implement to improve the quality of our waterways for everyone downstream.

2019 Water Quality Report

2019 Water Quality Report

The Consumer Confidence Report summarizes the results of our water monitoring program as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during 2018.

DMWW Emergency Notification System

DMWW Emergency Notification System

Des Moines Water Works uses an Automated Notification System to notify customers of various emergencies, such as water outage, boil advisories, etc. via automated telephone message.  Make sure we have your current phone number(s) on file to receive these important notifications.

Water Works Parks

Water Works Parks

Des Moines Water Works maintains Water Works Park and Maffitt Reservoir Park. Water Works Park is approximately 1,500 acres of land near downtown Des Moines and is one of the largest urban parks. Maffitt Reservoir includes 1,300 acres of land, including wooded areas and a 200 acre lake popular for fishing.

Careers at DMWW

Careers at DMWW

Every employee at DMWW contributes to the quality of life for Des Moines metro citizens.

Project H20

Project H20

Learn about DMWW's voluntary program to assist low-income households in Des Moines.

DSMH20 - DMWW Blog

DSMH20 - DMWW Blog

For the latest  in water quality, customer service and park news, visit DMWW’s blog.