Big Water Town

Located in the high desert of scenic Southern Utah, Big Water is bordered by Lake Powell, the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

Outdoor Beauty

Within 3 hours are the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion’s National Park, Mesa Verde Indian ruins, Monument Valley and several others.

History

Big Water began as a Construction Camp for workers on one of the four major units of the Colorado River Storage Project

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Elected Officials

Big Water Town is governed by a Mayor and 4 councilors, all of which are elected positions.

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Administrative Staff

Administrative staff positions include a town clerk, a town attorney, and a building inspector.

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Planning/Development

Planning and zoning activities are conducted by a five member commission and appeals are heard by a five member board of adjustment.

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Lake Powell

Encompassing over 1.25 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation.

Police

The Big Water Town Marshal currently provides law enforcement and a municipal justice of the peace handles local misdemeanors.

Fire Protection

Fire protection is provided by a well-equipped and trained volunteer fire department housed in a 4-bay station next to the Town Hall.

Ambulance

The ambulance is staffed with several EMT’s and covers the Eastern Kane County area.

Utilities

Telephone

Telephone land line service through Century Link is handled out of Arizona. When calling Century Link, if the customer service representative can not quickly locate Big Water or your phone, tell them to look under the area code 928. 

Residential Customers:

  • Sales and Billing – Mon-Fri 7 am-7 pm – (800) 244-1111
  • Repair – 24 hours – (800) 573-1311

Small Business Customers:

  • Sales and Billing – Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm – (800) 603-6000
  • Repair – 24 hours – (800) 954-1211

Cell Phone

Verizon Wireless has good service in Big Water area. Check with your carrier to make sure this area is in your coverage zone. Pay as you go services, such as are offered at Walmart, also work in Big Water.

Mail

Big Water Post Office - Mon-Sat 10 am-2 pm - (435) 675-3982

Located at 175 Aaron Burr

Gas & Electric

Garkane Energy – (888) 644-5026
Garkane is usually prompt in setting up new accounts and has a 24-hour service line.

Pay Garkane Energy Bill Online

 

Propane

Garkane Propane – (888) 735-4288
Pinnacle LP/Alliant Gas– (928) 645-2391

Pay Garkane Propane Bill Online

 

Garbage & Water

Garbage Collection (Wednesday morning)
Big Water Municipal - (435) 675-3760

Water
Big Water Municipal - (435) 675-3760

Pay Water Bill Online

Contact Us:

Telephone: 435.675.3760

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (Utah Time)

ADDRESS:
Big Water Municipal Corporation
Big Water Town Hall
60 Aaron Burr
Big Water, UT 84741

MAILING ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 410127
Big Water, UT 84741-2127