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customers in the Greater Des Moines area receive their drinking water from the Des Moines Water Works.

Help us prioritize the future!

We are entering our final phase of community input on the 2021 Strategic Planning effort. We’ve heard a lot from the community regarding their experience with the utility and what we should consider. Thank you to those who completed the community survey or attended our Listening Event. Your input is being used to help establish core values and objectives for how we manage water resources in the metro. The next step in this process includes prioritizing those objectives.

Tell us what you believe should be the utility’s priorities for the next five years.

Thank you!

Thank you for participating in the Community Listening Event on July 13. Your input on the 2021 Strategic Planning effort is important. If you missed the meeting, you can view a recording.

Next month, we’ll reach out again and share what we’ve learned and ask you to help us prioritize what is most important as we plan for the next five years. 

If you haven’t told us how to connect with you yet, please do!


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What is the Strategic Plan?

DMWW’s 2021 Strategic Planning effort will serve as the utility's roadmap and will be used to prioritize initiatives, resources, goals, and utility operations and projects.

Having a strong strategic plan will help DMWW plan and make decisions that will positively impact the entire community.


Tell us what you believe should be the utility’s priorities for the next five years.


Des Moines Water Works

Water plays a key role in your health and safety. Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) plays a key role in providing you with a safe, clean and reliable water supply.

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