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The Value of Public Water – Our Environment

Do you ever consider the effects water can have on the environment? Think about the chemicals and pollution that negatively impact the surrounding environment. The environment is affected everyday by our actions and could use our help!   OCWA - Central New York’s Water Authority - wants to remind our customers of water’s importance by [...]

2019-09-13T15:21:03-04:00September 13th, 2019|

The Value of Public Water – Our Health

Have you ever thought about the effects of water quality on human health? Pollution and other chemicals can have major impacts not only to the surrounding environment but on our health and overall well being. OCWA - Central New York’s Water Authority - wants to remind our customers of water’s importance by highlighting the American [...]

2019-09-05T15:29:25-04:00September 5th, 2019|

OCWA Employee Spotlight

This is the second in a series of monthly articles by OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--highlighting some of our dedicated employees and the important jobs they perform on behalf of the over 500,000 people the Authority serves throughout Central New York.  Each month we're asking a different  employee a series of ten questions about his/her [...]

2019-09-04T15:12:51-04:00September 4th, 2019|

The Value of Public Water – Part 1

Do you ever think about how valuable your water really is? Water is essential to our everyday life in so many different ways, from quality drinking water and bathing to washing your clothes and dishes or even brushing your teeth. OCWA - Central New York’s Water Authority - wants to remind our customers of water’s [...]

2019-08-28T16:16:38-04:00August 28th, 2019|

Taft Road Water Main Construction Update

The Taft Road water main replacement project has been completed by OCWA. At the this point all current construction is the responsibility of the Onondaga County Department of Transportation (OCDOT). Please contact OCDOT for any ongoing construction issues at 315-435-3205. OCWA will return to the project after OCDOT has completed its construction, to finalize any [...]

2019-08-15T10:50:47-04:00August 15th, 2019|

OCWA Employee Spotlight of the Month

This is the first in a new series of monthly articles by OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--highlighting some of our dedicated employees and the important jobs they perform on behalf of the over 500,000 people the Authority serves throughout Central New York.  Each month we'll ask a designated employee a series of ten (10) set [...]

2019-08-02T10:54:07-04:00August 2nd, 2019|

Church Street and Chestnut Street Water Main Construction Update

The Church Street and Chestnut Street water main replacement has advanced almost to the South Bay intersection. The remainder of the main installation will be out of the pavement along Church Street. Henceforth, Church Street will be open to traffic. Any construction in the future will be outside the extents of pavement along Church Street. [...]

2019-07-31T10:10:44-04:00July 31st, 2019|

Update To Church Street and Chestnut Street Water Main Construction

Church Street and Chestnut Street Water Main Construction Update The Church and Chestnut Streets water main replacement has advanced to the western side of I-81. For the remainder of the water main construction along Church Street, we have Church Street closed to traffic between South Bay Road and Grove Street. This section of Church Street [...]

2019-07-16T16:27:22-04:00July 16th, 2019|

OCWA Making Improvements to Otisco Lake Dam

This summer OCWA will begin repair and reinforcement of the concrete walls at its Otisco Lake Dam site.  Otisco Lake is the main source of water supply for OCWA customers living in western Onondaga County.  The dam improvements will consist of realigning the vertical retaining walls and resealing degraded areas of the wall that have [...]

2019-07-12T14:50:51-04:00July 12th, 2019|

OCWA to Install New Water Mains in North Syracuse

OCWA--Central New York’s Water Authority--will begin installation of a new water main along Church Street and Chestnut Street in the Village of North Syracuse starting Monday July 1st, 2019.  The construction of this project will continue through the summer months to better provide OCWA customers with clean, safe and reliable drinking water.  The following is [...]

2019-06-28T13:33:13-04:00June 28th, 2019|