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OCWA Promotes New Senior Management

The Board of OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--recently promoted several employees to new positions on the senior management team. The appointments are the result of the impending retirement of the Authority's long-time Executive Director, Mike Hooker. Jeff Brown has taken over as Executive Director.  He previously served as legal counsel and public affairs officer for [...]

2021-07-21T16:16:22-04:00July 14th, 2021|

Fairmount Reservoir Construction Activity Delayed

Due to expected poor weather on Saturday, June 26, the planned pouring of a large concrete foundation and floor to support the first of two new concrete water storage tanks in the Town of Camillus off Hinsdale Road has been delayed.  The pouring, which was expected to require the continuous supply of concrete from 80 [...]

2021-06-25T13:26:12-04:00June 25th, 2021|

June OCWA Employee Spotlight

As part of OCWA’s monthly series highlighting some of our dedicated employees and the important jobs they perform, this month we’re featuring Kevin B. from our Otisco Lake Water Treatment Plant.  Each month we’re asking a different employee a series of ten questions about his/her background, what he/she does at OCWA and some of the [...]

2021-06-09T13:19:40-04:00June 9th, 2021|

OCWA Publishes Annual Water Quality Report

OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--recently published its Annual Water Quality Report and Consumer Confidence Report for the year ending December 31, 2020. Throughout this report readers can find useful information specifically related to OCWA as well as information related to water in general. 2020 was a challenging year for all of us.  The COVID pandemic [...]

2021-06-02T11:34:41-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

OCWA Reopens Main Customer Entrance

On June 1st, OCWA reopened its main customer entrance at 200 Northern Concourse in the Town of Salina for bill payments, water service initiations/transfers, customer inquiries and visitations to Authority staff. Once inside, customers can talk with one of our friendly customer service representatives via the teller window in our lobby.  Bill payments are accepted [...]

2021-06-01T14:25:17-04:00June 1st, 2021|

Summer Workforce Starts at OCWA

OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—recently welcomed the first group of what will eventually total 16 seasonal aides/interns working for the Authority this summer.  The Authority has had a long-standing history of hiring college students during the summer to assist with a variety of important tasks.  These aides not only serve as a critical seasonal work [...]

2021-05-19T13:37:27-04:00May 19th, 2021|

May OCWA Employee Spotlight

As part of OCWA’s monthly series highlighting some of our dedicated employees and the important jobs they perform, this month we’re featuring Cory M. from our Engineering Department.  Each month we’re asking a different employee a series of ten questions about his/her background, what he/she does at OCWA and some of the employee’s most interesting [...]

2021-05-07T14:19:24-04:00May 7th, 2021|

OCWA Participates in National Drinking Water Week

This week, May 2–8, OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–and other water professionals across North America are celebrating National Drinking Water Week.  The theme for this year’s event is “There When You Need It.” To commemorate the week, OCWA will be highlighting three significant capital renewal projects that it is proactively undertaking to ensure its 500,000+ [...]

2021-05-03T16:39:13-04:00May 3rd, 2021|

Fairmount Reservoir Construction Update

Fairmount Reservoir was built in the early 1900's as part of the Syracuse Suburban Water Company, a predecessor to OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority. It is the primary storage facility for the Authority's Otisco Lake water supply and manages about half of all water OCWA delivers daily. The site has been in continuous service since [...]

2021-04-28T13:21:03-04:00April 28th, 2021|

April OCWA Employee Spotlight

As part of OCWA’s monthly series highlighting some of our dedicated employees and the important jobs they perform, this month we’re featuring Nicole G. from our Customer Service Department.  Each month we’re asking a different employee a series of ten questions about his/her background, what he/she does at OCWA and some of the employee’s most [...]

2021-04-07T11:18:43-04:00April 7th, 2021|
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