The coronavirus is continuing to have effects across the world, including right here in Birmingham. Though we don’t have a confirmed case in Alabama (as of March 12, 2020), Birmingham Water Works announced plans to help prevent the spread of the illness.Continue reading “Birmingham Water Works stops water disconnections amid coronavirus”
The Birmingham Water Works Board deemed the drought to be so severe, that a stage 4 warning was set in place, creating surcharges for those residents who exceeded certain amounts of water usage…
As of yesterday, surcharges do not apply!
A dried up Lake Purdy – provided by WBRC
The flowers and plants lining Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s historic Highland Park Neighborhood are spectacular and beautiful. We absolutely love them and the city does an incredible job.
But, we are in the middle of a drought that is about to get worse. This video of the flowers and plants being watered today (October 12) along Highland Avenue will likely be the last “watering” of these flowers/plants for a good while, especially now that the Birmingham Water Works Board is considering the implementation of strong water conservation measures.
Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Blount counties have been designated as extreme drought areas by the USDA’s U.S. Drought Monitor.