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Otisco Water Treatment Plant Manager Pete Murphy Named New York State Professional Manager of the Year

Congratulations to Otisco Water Treatment Plant Manager Pete Murphy for being named New York State Professional Manager of the Year by the New York State Chapter of the American Public Works Association! The news comes just weeks after Murphy was named Professional Manager of the Year by the Central New York branch of APWA.

2023-03-06T15:21:26-05:00March 6th, 2023|

Feature Friday! OCWA Teaches Students about Water Safety

Did you know OCWA gives presentations in schools and hosts field trips for local students? Since the start of the school year, OCWA has been visiting several elementary and middle schools across Central New York to teach students about the water cycle, as well as water safety and conservation. The picture featured above was taken [...]

2023-02-03T09:46:36-05:00February 3rd, 2023|

Water Wednesday – Help Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

With freezing temperatures forecasted for Central New York over the next few days, the OCWA team would like to share with you some helpful tips to prevent your pipes from freezing. You can reduce the likelihood that your outside water services and home plumbing fixtures will freeze by following these simple but effective steps: Keep [...]

2023-02-01T11:13:15-05:00February 1st, 2023|

OCWA Participates in State Legislative Advocacy Day

This week, members of the OCWA management team were in Albany to take part in the American Water Works Association, New York Section’s first-ever in person Lobby Day. The “One Water” legislative breakfast included insightful briefings from water industry experts and key state legislators on such issues as water quality standards, infrastructure, and [...]

2023-01-27T14:27:53-05:00January 27th, 2023|

A Healthier New Year With Water

In preparation for the new year, many people start thinking about their resolutions. A common resolution is improving one’s health. One of the easiest ways to improve your health is by drinking enough water.  Every person is different in terms of how much water they need and should consult with their health care provider, but [...]

2022-12-28T14:55:01-05:00December 28th, 2022|

Cover Crops around Otisco Lake

Cover crops are crops used for the sole purpose of protecting the soil and reducing runoff. They are planted in the spring and winter and contribute to improving soil quality. Cover crops can be used to protect watersheds from nutrient runoff by trapping nutrients in their roots and leaves, which are then decomposed by bacteria. [...]

2022-12-21T15:08:37-05:00December 21st, 2022|

Lake Ontario Facts

Lake Ontario is the 13th largest lake in the world.   Lake Ontario is the smallest Great Lake in surface area, but it exceeds Lake Erie in volume.   The 5 Great Lakes account for nearly 21 percent of the planet’s fresh water.   Central New York is known for its snowy winters and for [...]

2022-12-14T16:34:58-05:00December 14th, 2022|

Did You Know These Facts About OCWA?

OCWA proudly serves 340,000 residents in the following five counties in Central New York: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, and Cayuga. To serve such a large area, OCWA maintains over 2,300 miles of water main which, if laid out continuously, could reach from Syracuse to Las Vegas.   OCWA’s average residential customer uses up to 130 [...]

2022-12-07T10:16:55-05:00December 7th, 2022|
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