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Bear Springs Road Main Replacement – Town of Cicero

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–will begin the first phase of a water main replacement project along Bear Springs Road in the Town of Cicero Manlius starting the week 3-28-2022. 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 [...]

2022-03-25T11:21:39-04:00March 25th, 2022|

Upcoming System Betterment/Improvement 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 [...]

2022-03-10T14:50:41-05:00March 10th, 2022|

Need help paying for overdue water bills?

  The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help. LIHWAP is a drinking water and wastewater emergency assistance program funded through new federal resources. Benefits are based on the amount of unpaid water and wastewater bills owed by applicants. This assistance is targeted at low income households and income guidelines will mirror that [...]

2022-03-01T08:55:36-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Importance of Shoveling Out OCWA Hydrants

    It’s that time of year again in Central New York, when the snowbanks have been growing larger and larger all winter. While firefighters have a map of OCWA hydrants they consult en route to a fire, what happens if the hydrant is buried in snow?  This time of year, it’s always an issue [...]

2022-02-14T15:27:47-05:00January 31st, 2022|

Fairmount Reservoir Construction Update

FAIRMOUNT RESERVOIR AND WORK CENTER 313 HINSDALE ROAD, TOWN OF CAMILLUS JANUARY 2022 Since the groundbreaking in April of 2021, the Contractor at our Fairmount Reservoir facility has stayed on schedule and has completed the first of two new concrete water storage tanks. The new East Tank officially went into service on January 14th, 2022 [...]

2022-01-25T09:19:06-05:00January 25th, 2022|

Town of Hastings Route 11 North/Fuller Rd Phase E Water District Update as of 1/20/2022

The cooperative project between the Town of Hastings, their contractors and OCWA is coming online incrementally. We appreciate your patience with this on-going process. AT THIS POINT, DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CONTRACTOR TO DISCONNECT YOUR WELL FROM YOUR DWELLING UNLESS YOUR ADDRESS IS RELEASED FOR A METER INSTALLATION APPOINTMENT. IF YOUR STREET/HOUSE NUMBER ARE NOT [...]

2022-01-20T14:39:38-05:00January 20th, 2022|

Tips From OCWA To Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing During Projected Record Cold Temperatures

With winter finally upon us and snow accumulations expected in Central New York this weekend, it's that time of the year for OCWA customers to begin thinking about ways to protect your home plumbing from freezing. OCWA urges residents to take precautions to protect outside water services and home plumbing fixtures from freezing. Water lines [...]

2022-01-20T11:37:47-05:00January 20th, 2022|

Town of Granby WSA #7 Update

The cooperative project between the Town of Granby, their contractors and OCWA is fully ready for customer connections. We appreciate your patience with this process. AT THIS POINT, DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CONTRACTOR TO DISCONNECT YOUR WELL FROM YOUR DWELLING.  IF YOUR STREET/HOUSE NUMBER ARE NOT RELEASED, WATER CANNOT BE USED FROM NEWLY INSTALLED WATER [...]

2022-01-03T14:54:10-05:00January 3rd, 2022|

Town of Granby WSA #7 Update

The cooperative project between the Town of Granby, their contractors and OCWA will be coming online shortly. RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATION & INSPECTION BY THE TOWN CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IS REQUIRED BEFORE OCWA WILL INSTALL A METER IN YOUR BUILDING. PLEASE CONTACT TOWN OF GRANBY CODE ENFORCEMENT AT 315-598-6500 (please leave a message).

2021-12-15T10:14:15-05:00December 15th, 2021|
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