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Route 11 Brewerton Water Main Replacement Updated 4/2/2020

OCWA’s replacement of the water main along Route 11 has advanced to the next step. At this point we will begin the bores under Route 11. During this construction process, a bore pit is excavated to allow a boring machine to push casing under the road. After the casing is installed, we will install our [...]

2020-04-02T08:53:29-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

Route 11 Brewerton Water Main Replacement

OCWA’s water main relocation project along Route 11 in Brewerton has advanced from Bartel Road to Guy Young Road. At this point, OCWA anticipates relocating to E. Washington Street. We will complete the portion of the water main relocation along E. Washington Street between Kathan Road and Route 11. Towards the end of the week, [...]

2020-04-01T09:06:29-04:00April 1st, 2020|

OCWA reminds Central New Yorkers that tap water is safe and convenient

Every OCWA employee is committed to providing safe, reliable water services to meet your public health and safety needs during this difficult period. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted. Your tap water is safe to drink We want to reassure you that your tap water is both safe to drink and reliable. [...]

2020-03-29T09:10:34-04:00March 29th, 2020|

Route 11 Brewerton Water Main Replacement

Route 11 Brewerton Water Main Replacement OCWA has begun the first phase in the water main replacement along Route 11 in Brewerton. Construction activities associated with water main replacement projects are fluid, and ever changing as the work progresses. Our foremost concern is the safety of the residents and our working crews. As we advance [...]

2020-03-23T13:31:47-04:00March 23rd, 2020|

OCWA Temporarily Closes Offices to Visitors and In-Person Payments

COVID-19 Measures in Effect Based on recommendations from leading health care authorities, OCWA has decided it is in the best interest of both the public and staff, to temporarily close our offices to all visitors, customers and vendors until further notice. To make a payment please use the payment drop box in our parking lot [...]

2020-03-23T13:41:38-04:00March 16th, 2020|

Important Information on COVID-19

Click here for a statement from OCWA regarding COVID 19. Stay up to date on the most recent COVID-19 developments through a myriad of local, state and federal health agency websites. http://www.ongov.net/health/coronavirus.html https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html  

2020-03-13T15:21:49-04:00March 13th, 2020|

March 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 Tavia G. 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 [...]

2020-03-05T11:33:40-05:00March 5th, 2020|

OCWA’s Multiple Treatment Systems Help Limit Spread of Viruses and Keep Your Water Safe

OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—has received inquiries from customers concerned about the potential impact of the coronavirus on our local drinking water supply.  The Authority certainly understands these concerns and we are pleased to report that we have a series of robust treatment processes in place to remove viruses/pathogens and other contaminants in the water.  [...]

2020-03-06T08:22:53-05:00March 4th, 2020|

OCWA Water Main Construction Projects – Project Types

This is the second in a series of articles explaining how OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--plans for, constructs and integrates water main improvement projects into our five-county service territory.  This article generally explains the four different types of water main construction projects we typically undertake:    System Betterment Projects System Betterment projects are done to [...]

2020-02-26T16:42:30-05:00February 26th, 2020|

OCWA Brings New Camillus Water Tank Online

OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--recently completed work on a new 500,000 gallon water storage tank in the Town of Camillus.  Known as the the Oakridge tank, it replaces a similarly-sized tank which was built in 1966. The old tank was operated by the Town of Camillus until 2013, when OCWA took over operation and maintenance [...]

2020-02-21T15:33:16-05:00February 21st, 2020|