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OCWA Water Storage Tanks Cleaned

As part of OCWA's dedicated maintenance program for our water storage facilities, we recently performed exterior cleaning of the following four elevated water storage tanks: 1) Hidden Knolls (Town of Camillus) 2) Liverpool (Village of Liverpool) 3) Constantia (Town of Constantia) 4) Limeledge (Town of Skaneateles) The cleaning not only involved cosmetic improvements to the [...]

2021-06-16T15:06:37-04:00June 16th, 2021|

West Genesee St Water Main Replacement — Town of Camillus

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–will began the service phase of the water main replacement project along West Genesee Street in the Town of Camillus on May 26th, 2021.  The new water main has been installed, pressure tested, disinfected, bacteriological samples taken & passed, and Health Department approval received. During this phase, construction activities will once [...]

2021-05-26T13:58:11-04:00May 25th, 2021|

West Genesee St Water Main Replacement — Town of Camillus

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–began the first phase of a water main replacement project along West Genesee Street in the Town of Camillus on April 22nd, 2021.  Activities associated with water main replacement projects are fluid, and ever changing as the work progresses. Our foremost concern is the safety of the residents and our working [...]

2021-04-30T09:18:04-04:00April 30th, 2021|

Water Main Flushing

OCWA will be flushing portions of the water main system in the North Syracuse and Fayetteville areas 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 10:00 pm and 7:00 am for [...]

2021-04-19T09:29:58-04:00April 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|
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