OCWA is excited for the opportunity to provide our high-quality water to Micron Technology. Our region's "availability of water" is one the reasons Micron Technology CEO, Sanjay Mehrtora, has said the company chose to build its manufacturing facility in Central New York. “When I heard the news, I was just ecstatic, ecstatic for the community, [...]
On October 4, 2022, Micron Technology announced that it will be building its newest chip manufacturing plant here in Central New York. The plant is projected to be built at the White Pines Commerce Park in Clay, NY. As part of this project, Micron intends to spend up to $100 billion in Onondaga County over [...]
We invite everyone to help "Protect the Source" by spreading the word about the importance of source water protection. The best way to assure we have high quality drinking water at the tap is to protect our beautiful water sources. If we keep our rivers and lakes free from pollution, it's easier and less [...]
This week, on September 18th, was World Water Monitoring Day. A day where we acknowledge the importance of our natural water sources and take the necessary steps to protect them for generations to come. The World Water Monitoring Day was first brought into existence in 2003 by America’s Clean Water Foundation (ACWF). The organization aimed [...]
Have you received a flyer in the mail about helping OCWA to test the material of your pipes? Are you still unclear about how exactly to go about testing them? Well you're in luck because we have an instructional video to help walk you through the process.
OCWA has a booth at the New York State Fair until Thursday, September 1st. We will have staff in attendance to help to recruit future employees. The booth is located within the “Science and Industry” building as part of the Skilled Trades & Manufactures Exhibit. The exhibit will showcase a variety of careers that can [...]
On August 17th OCWA had another great training session, this time with the Chittenango FD. This training has been well received and entails our staff providing detailed information about the OCWA water system in your area to promote the transfer of system knowledge and experience. We are available to provide training sessions at your location [...]
National Water Quality Month was found in 2005 by the EPA with the backing of the UN. This month we take the time to acknowledge the importance of of water and how precious the limited fresh water we have is. In the CNY region we are spoiled with an abundant amount of high quality fresh [...]
Did you know that water makes up nearly 60% of the human body? Water is a major part of helping your body function properly. It aids in everything from digestion to helping your brain function properly. OCWA is proud to continue to provide our customers with high quality drinking water to stay hydrated!
Semiconductor factories use water to manufacture microchips that are in nearly everything we use on a daily basis. Some examples include your computer, smart phone, television, vehicles, and lighting (LEDs). Chip plants us "feed water" or "wash water" to clean and cool the chips they are manufacturing, this makes it crucial for the area that [...]