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Central Iowa Customers Asked to Reduce Irrigation Water Use by 25 Percent

Central Iowa Customers Asked to Reduce Irrigation Water Use by 25 Percent

Des Moines Water Works has implemented Stage 1 of its Water Shortage Plan because of drought-induced low river levels and record-breaking customer demand for water. Central Iowa residential and business customers are asked to reduce their lawn watering by 25 percent.

Think Downstream

Think Downstream

We are THINKING DOWNSTREAM and developing our 2021 Strategic Plan to help drive smart decision-making about how we deliver water to you. By sharing your input on what matters most to you regarding our water resources, we’ll be able to make better decisions that reflect our community’s values.

Can't Pay? Let's Talk.

Can't Pay? Let's Talk.

Des Moines Water Works understands this remains a difficult time for many customers. It is very important for customers who are struggling to pay their bill to call DMWW at (515) 283-8700 to discuss available options, like payment arrangements or connecting customers with other resources.

Maffitt Reservoir                                                                                Boat Permits

Maffitt Reservoir Boat Permits

Maffitt Reservoir boat permits for 2021 are now available for purchase at DMWW General Office for $20.00 each. DMWW General Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00 pm.

2021 Water Quality Report

2021 Water Quality Report

The Consumer Confidence Report summarizes the results of our water monitoring program as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during 2020.

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.