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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

OCWA Wins Third Consecutive Safety Award

For the third year in a row, starting in 2014, OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—has won the American Water Works Association, New York Section (NYSAWWA) Safety Award.  This award is presented annually to the New York water utility that demonstrates … Continue reading

Volney Airport Water Supply Area #3

WELCOME TO THE OCWA FAMILY The cooperative project between the Town of Volney, 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

Customers Give OCWA High Marks for Water Quality, Service

Authority earns nearly 90 percent overall satisfaction rating Contact: Jeff Brown, OCWA Public Affairs Officer, (315) 455-7061 ext. 3115 (work); (315) 727-6881 (cell) SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – December 9, 2015 – The Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) achieved an overall … Continue reading

Channel 9 Story on HomeServe Repair Service Offer

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) If you haven’t gotten it already you probably will soon receive a letter from OCWA. It’s no scam.  The agency has partnered with a company called HomeServe which offers an insurance like program for the water pipes on … Continue reading

HomeServe Offers Repair Service Plans to Onondaga County Water Authority Customers

Syracuse, NY – HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions, today announced the launch of a new partnership with the Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA). This week, OCWA customers will receive an introductory mailing to inform them about … Continue reading

Town of Sterling Water District Accepted

WELCOME TO THE OCWA FAMILY The cooperative project between the Town of Sterling, their contractor and OCWA is currently online. All streets in the Town of Sterling Water District #1 have been accepted; all approvals have been received from the … Continue reading

Sterling Water District

WELCOME TO THE OCWA FAMILY The cooperative project between the Town of Sterling, their contractor and OCWA will be coming online soon. Please check back here to see when you can call OCWA’s Customer Service Department (455-7061, ext. 3335) to … Continue reading

OCWA Deputy Executive Director Retires

Anthony J. (Tony, A.J.) Geiss, Jr. recently retired as Deputy Executive Director for the Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) after 45 years of distinguished service in the water industry. Geiss began his career in 1970 with O’Brien & Gere Engineers.  … Continue reading

OCWA Manager Receives State Award

Tony Palamara, Water Distribution Manager for the Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) and Town of Lenox resident, was awarded Professional Manager of the Year—Water Resources by the American Public Works Association, New York Chapt er duringa ceremony held in Utica … Continue reading