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Water Main Flushing

OCWA will be flushing portions of the water main system in the Fayetteville area beginning Sunday, April 18, 2021.  The purpose of flushing is to improve water quality, water pressure and fire flows for our customers.  Flushing activities will be conducted Sunday through Thursday evenings between 10:30 pm and 7:00 am for the next several [...]

2021-04-15T15:37:15-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Cleaning and Lining Projects 2021

OCWA is undertaking these cleaning & lining projects to rehabilitate the existing 8” & 6” cast iron water mains, which are causing discolored water issues due to corrosion. The first step in the cleaning and lining process is the exploration phase. An OCWA representative will mark out the existing mains and locate all curb boxes [...]

2021-04-15T15:38:21-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Falls Road Cleaning and Lining 4/15/2021

The Falls Road temporary water main has been installed, disinfected, and approved by the Onondaga County Health Department. OCWA’s contractor, Mainlining America, will begin connecting temporary water services along Falls Road in the coming days. Most connections will be made to the homes outside hose spigot. Our contractor has been checking access ramps daily to [...]

2021-04-15T09:07:52-04:00April 15th, 2021|

North Shore Oneida Lake Loop Construction Begins

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–has begun construction on its last section of transmission main to loop Oneida Lake, in the Towns of Constantia and Vienna running west to east along State Route 49, Martin Road and Hallenbeck north of Oneida Lake. The project involves installing 13,528 feet of new 16" ductile iron (DICL) water main [...]

2021-04-08T10:13:38-04:00April 8th, 2021|

Graham Road (Town of Onondaga) Water Main Replacement Update

OCWA’s installation phase of the new 8” water main along Graham Road has been completed. We are moving into the testing and disinfection phase.  At this point we will pressure test, disinfect, then sample the new water main to ensure that the new main is correctly installed and disinfected. This process could take between 1-2 [...]

2021-03-26T15:45:54-04:00March 26th, 2021|

Graham Road Water Main Replacement Starts 3/17

OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--will begin the first phase of a water main replacement project along Graham Road in the Town of Onondaga on March 17, 2021. Construction activities associated with all water main replacement projects are fluid, and ever changing as the work progresses. Our foremost concern is the safety of residents and our [...]

2021-03-16T17:01:05-04:00March 16th, 2021|

OCWA To Build New Water Storage Tanks in Camillus

This spring, OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--is commencing construction of a new water storage facility at its Fairmount Reservoir and Work Center facility at 313 Hinsdale Road in Camillus. The existing abandoned open reservoir and currently in-service steel tank will be demolished and replaced with two new concrete water storage tanks as conceptually depicted below. [...]

2021-01-29T15:29:44-05:00January 29th, 2021|

List of 2020-22 OCWA Neighborhood Water Main Replacement Projects

OCWA has established a proactive Distribution System Betterment/Improvement Project Program. This program focuses on replacing small-diameter water mains (12” and under) in neighborhoods throughout our service area. The replacements are aimed at improving water quality, system reliability, increasing fire flow in some areas, and maintaining adequate flows throughout the system. This program will help OCWA [...]

2021-01-07T13:15:44-05:00January 7th, 2021|

Farview Drive & Richlee Drive Water Main Replacement Construction Update (Construction Complete 10/5/2020)

Major construction activities for the Farview & Richlee Drive project are now complete. Our contractor on the project D.E. Tarolli, Inc. is in the process of paving and will soon begin finishing lawn restoration. There are a few remaining items that will be addressed in the next couple of weeks, such as removing any remaining [...]

2020-10-05T09:12:01-04:00October 5th, 2020|

Farview Circle & Richlee Drive Water Main Replacement

OCWA’s water main replacement project along Farview Circle & Richlee Drive has proceeded to the service install phase in construction. The new water main has been installed, pressure tested, disinfected, bacteriological samples taken & passed, and Health Dept. approval received. During this phase, construction activities will once again ramp up in the area.  Construction activities [...]

2020-09-22T09:44:24-04:00September 22nd, 2020|
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