Service Area

Our 24 mile service area includes the area within the corporate limits of the City of Orange Beach and surrounding territory and forms an irregular rectangular shape, extending along the coastline of the State of Alabama between the City of Gulf Shores on the west and the Alabama-Florida state line on the east, and between the intracoastal waterway, Wolf Bay and Perdido Bay on the north and the Gulf of Mexico on the south, including Ono Island and part of Perdido Key on the southeast but not including the Gulf State Park on the southwest.

Water Source and Capacity

The Authority gets its water from eight wells; two of the wells are located on the island and six wells are located north of the canal. The Authority’s storage capacity is ten million gallons, including a six-million gallon tank on Hwy 161, a one-million gallon tank at the water authority office, a one-million gallon tank on Canal Road, a one-million gallon tank on Ono Island and a one-million gallon tank on Roscoe Road.

Did you know?


Orange Beach Water Authority is the only supplier of potable water in our service area.



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Orange Beach Weather

Wind Advisory

1:43 PM CST on February 08, 2016
6:00 AM CST on February 09, 2016
Partly Cloudy
Monday 02/08 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunny and windy. High 58F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 02/09 0%
Partly Cloudy
Windy with lots of sunshine. High 53F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.