FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Binnie Myles
Birmingham Water Works
Server infrastructure upgrade to affect telephone, computer systems
Customers may call alternate number during weekend outages
(BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jan. 12, 2012) – The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham will experience some telephone and computer outages. The systems will be affected from midnight on Friday, Jan. 13 until 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and again from midnight on Saturday, Jan. 14 until 6 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15.
These outages will occur while BWWB upgrades its network, computer and telephone system infrastructure. As a result of these upgrades, BWWB will be able to provide better service to its customers.
Customers who need to contact BWWB during the outage can call (205) 288-6497.
Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Water Works serves 600,000 people in Jefferson, Shelby, Blount, St. Clair and Walker counties. For more information about your Birmingham Water Works Board, please call us at (205) 244-4000 or visit our Web site at www.bwwb.org.