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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|

OCWA Spring Asphalt & Lawn Restoration

Spring is here and we're all excited about experiencing some much needed sunshine and warmth.  While we all enjoy these nice days, we also know that during March and April (and even May) we can experience significant rainfall, and even occasional snow or sleet. OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--repaired numerous water main breaks and addressed [...]

2021-03-26T14:52:12-04:00March 26th, 2021|

OCWA Celebrates 10 Years of WaterSense Partnership

OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—is proud to celebrate it's 10-year anniversary serving as a EPA WaterSense Partner helping customers save water, energy, and money with water-efficient products, homes, and programs. WaterSense® labeled products and homes have helped people save 4.4 trillion gallons of water and more than $87 billion in water and energy bills.  WaterSense, [...]

2021-03-12T13:44:16-05:00March 12th, 2021|
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