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OCWA –Central New York’s Water Authority — Launches “Trust Your Tap” Campaign in Conjunction with Earth Day 2024

OCWA – Central New York’s Water Authority – held a press conference on Tuesday, April 23rd to announce the Authority’s Trust Your Tap campaign and to highlight the advantages of using and drinking OCWA tap water. Onondaga County legislators joined OCWA leaders for a post-Earth Day cleanup event, which was then followed by the press [...]

2024-04-23T12:13:48-04:00April 23rd, 2024|

OCWA Advocates for Federal Priorities at the 2024 Water Policy Conference

Members of OCWA's government affairs team joined water leaders from across the nation at the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) 2024 Water Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. (3/19-22) to hear from experts on key federal issues impacting the water industry and to advocate for legislation and funding to include water infrastructure funding, lead service [...]

2024-03-22T16:29:02-04:00March 22nd, 2024|

OCWA is Hiring for Seasonal Employment Positions

OCWA -- Central New York’s Water Authority --  is currently seeking candidates for the seasonal position of Summer Aide in various departments to include Distribution, Operations, the Business Office, and more.  Candidates must have a driver's license.  For more information on job responsibilities and eligibility requirements, please visit our employment page. The OCWA workforce Team [...]

2024-03-08T09:15:42-05:00March 8th, 2024|

Old Liverpool Road Water Main Replacement (Electronics Parkway to Buckley Road) in Salina

OCWA -- Central New York’s Water Authority -- will begin a scheduled water main replacement project along Old Liverpool Road in the Town of Salina, starting the week of 3/4/2024.  This project is in conjunction with an Onondaga County Department of Transportation rehabilitation project of Old Liverpool Road. Activities associated with water main replacement projects [...]

2024-02-29T09:09:10-05:00February 29th, 2024|

Girls Scouts Tour OCWA’s Main Northern Concourse Facility

A group of Girls Scouts from two local troops toured OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority Northern Concourse facility on 2/22/2024 as part of OCWA's ongoing public education program. The youth discussed how OCWA treats, tests, and delivers water to their homes and schools, and they also talked about water industry careers and water [...]

2024-02-23T08:39:18-05:00February 23rd, 2024|

OCWA is Recognized by the Central New York Branch of the American Public Works Association

The Central New York Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) held its annual awards banquet in Canastota on February 15, 2024.  OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority -- was honored to come away with several awards. Kevin Crouse, who serves as an underground facility locator at OCWA, received the “Exemplary Service to [...]

2024-02-21T17:10:29-05:00February 21st, 2024|

OCWA Participates in Engineering and Computer Science Career & Internship Fair

Members of OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority's leadership team attended a packed Engineering and Computer Science Career & Internship Fair at Syracuse University on 2/6/2024 to speak with college students about the various opportunities that exist at the Authority and within the water industry.  The event was packed with engaged students.  OCWA will [...]

2024-02-07T17:14:19-05:00February 7th, 2024|

OCWA Employees Mark Go Red for Women Day in February

Employees of OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority -- were pleased to help mark Go Red for Women - National Wear Red Day, the first Friday in February, to help raise awareness of women’s No. 1 killer – cardiovascular disease. Pictured are members of the OCWA team, who dressed in red to show their [...]

2024-02-06T13:15:53-05:00February 6th, 2024|

OCWA Participates in Statewide Legislative Day at New York State’s Capital

On January 29, 2024, members of OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority's administration team joined other water industry leaders from across the state for One Water Legislative Day in Albany, organized by the New York One Water Coalition (NYOWC). The advocacy event started with a legislative breakfast, followed by one-on-one meetings with state legislative [...]

2024-01-30T16:10:48-05:00January 30th, 2024|
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