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Why We Take Care of the River

A new ad in the Shelby County Reporter explains exactly why SouthWest Water Company takes care of the Cahaba River: so the river can take care of you. To help protect natural resources, scenic beauty, and biological diversity in the Cahaba River, SouthWest Water Company has invested over $10 million in our local utilities. This allows […]

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Jefferson County Sewer Rates Likely to Rise With Phosphorus Upgrades

As new environmental regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management come into effect, two treatment plants operated by Jefferson County will require $150 million in capital upgrades and higher operational costs, according to Lance LeFleur, ADEM’s Director. Similar to the upgrades SouthWest Water has had to fund, the […]

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