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OCWA Supports Proposed $2 Billion Water Fund

On January 18, 2017, the OCWA Board unanimously passed the following resolution in strong support of Governor Cuomo’s proposed $2 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017: Whereas, aging water infrastructure is a critical problem in New York State and … Continue reading

OCWA Completes Historic Consolidation

On January 1, 2017, OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—finalized its historic operational consolidation with the Onondaga County Water District, combining the major wholesale and retail water operations in a five-county region of Central New York. As part of the consolidation, … Continue reading

Town of Granby Cooperative Project

WELCOME TO THE OCWA FAMILY The cooperative project between the Town of Granby, their contractor and the Onondaga County Water Authority is fully operational as of today. You can call OCWA’s Customer Service Department — 315-455-7061, ext. 3335 — to … Continue reading

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OCWA receives multiple awards for innovative construction projects

  OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—received awards from the American Public Works Association’s New York Chapter, Central Branch (APWA) for several innovative construction projects at the APWA’s annual awards dinner held on November 17, 2016 in Canastota. Otisco Lake Dam … Continue reading

Portions of Granby Water District 6A Go Online

TOWN OF GRANBY WATER DISTRICT #6A NOW PARTIALLY ONLINE The cooperative project between the Town of Granby, their contractor and the Onondaga County Water Authority has now partially come online. Residents listed below may now call OCWA’s Customer Service Department … Continue reading

Welcome Town of Granby Water District 6A!

WELCOME TO THE OCWA FAMILY The cooperative project between the Town of Granby, their contractor and the Onondaga County Water Authority will be coming online soon. Please check back here to see when you can call OCWA’s Customer Service Department … Continue reading

Mike Luber Joins OCWA Board

Michael J. Luber, a home builder/contractor and long-time resident of the Town of Camillus, recently joined the five-member Board of OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority. “I am extremely excited about the opportunity to be a part of such a vital … Continue reading

Water Conservation Tips

Conservation Tips Offered: Showering:  17% of home indoor residential use is tied to showering or as much as 40 gallons per day (gpd).  Older, standard shower heads use 2.5 Gallons per Minute (gpm) or more.  Newer, WaterSense labeled, shower heads … Continue reading

OCWA Partners with County Soil & Water District To Create Green Blanket For Otisco Lake

OCWA, Central New York’s Water Authority, has been working with the Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District (OCSWD) since 2013 to encourage farms in the Otisco Lake watershed to plant winter cover crops to reduce erosion and nutrient runoff. … Continue reading