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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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Important Announcement Concerning 2013 Rates

As previously communicated, both on this website and in mailings, SouthWest Water Company has recently completed a major plant upgrade that will enable us to meet new phosphorus regulations mandated by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the US Environmental Protection Agency. As a result of this project, our monthly fees for wastewater service […]

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New Treatment Plant Upgrade Will Reduce Phosphorus by 95%

A recently completed upgrade to the North Shelby Wastewater Treatment Plant operated by SouthWest Water Company will reduce the level of phosphorus in treated water discharged to the Cahaba River from the facility by over 95%, company officials said. The upgrade, which was required to meet new environmental regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

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