The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority provides water and wastewater services to the greater Albuquerque metropolitan area.
With an annual operating budget
of more than $170 million, it is the largest water utility in New Mexico.
A political subdivision of the state, the Water Authority is governed by an eight-member Governing Board consisting of three Albuquerque City Councilors, three Bernalillo County Commissioners, the Mayor of Albuquerque, and a non-voting member from the Village of Los Ranchos.
The Water Authority has:
- 600+ employees
- 200,000+ customer accounts, representing some 606,780 water users
- 3,000+ miles of water supply pipeline
- 2,400+ miles of sewer collector pipeline
- $5 billion+ in assets
- Assure responsive Customer Service.
- Provide reliable, high-quality, affordable and sustainable water supply, wastewater collection, treatment, and reuse systems.
- Support a healthy, environmentally sustainable and economically viable community.