Gateway to Lake Powell

Set on the South Shores of Lake Powell Big Water, Utah combines rural outdoor beauty with quiet community living.

Outdoor beauty with quiet community living

Mundum tum duae rerum. Terra cornua. Ignea primaque nitidis dissaepserat mutatas derecti. Sunt circumfluus extendi aethere. Illic chaos: habentem zonae sorbentur meis peregrinum. Lucis formaeque ita chaos: erat.


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 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.


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 2-bay station next to the Town Hall.


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



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-7pm – (800) 244-1111
  • Repair – 24 hours – (800) 573-1311

Small Business Customers:

  • Sales and Billing – Mon-Fri 8 am-5pm – (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.

Gas & Electric

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


Garkane Propane – (888) 735-4288
SemStream LP– (928) 645-2080

Garbage & Water

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

Big Water Municipal - (435) 675-3760

Contact Us:

Telephone: 435.675.3760

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

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

Drawer 410127
Big Water, UT 84741-2127