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How To Identify Official OCWA Personnel

By: Gillian Sloan In an effort to ensure that our customers only deal with official OCWA personnel, we are providing the following tips to assist you in identifying an OCWA employee that may be in your area: Ways of Identifying … Continue reading

OCWA Holds Press Conference as part of National “Drinking Water Week”

    OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and water professionals across North America are kicking off National Drinking Water Week today with the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It”. … Continue reading

OCWA Receives $3.7 Million State Grant

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 13, 2017 that OCWA had been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the Municipal Restructuring Fund to support OCWA’s recent operational consolidation with the Onondaga County Metropolitan Water Board.   “First and foremost we … Continue reading

OCWA Wins National Safe Water Award

OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—recently received the national Partnership for Safe Water’s Directors Award for the 19th straight year! The Partnership for Safe Water was developed through cooperation among the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), states and water supply … Continue reading

OCWA Crews Hard at Work

During the winter season, it is not unusual to see crews from OCWA, Central New York’s Water Authority, spread out across our five-county service territory (Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida and Cayuga counties) working to fix water main breaks, thereby ensuring … Continue reading

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

New video: Water – What is it Worth To You?

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