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OCWA Water Quality Series – Lead

This is the first in a series of articles discussing issues relating to the quality of water provided by OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority.  Our first article focuses on lead in drinking water. Background If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children.  While lead is [...]

2020-07-23T15:05:05-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

OCWA Water Main Construction Projects – What to Expect After Construction

This is the last in a series of five 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.  Today’s article illustrates what homeowners and businesses can expect to see after construction during the restoration phase, including a photographs of the types of activities [...]

2020-07-15T16:01:16-04:00July 15th, 2020|

East Molloy Road Water Main Replacement Update (Construction Complete)

Major construction activities for the Molloy Road project are complete as of July 15, 2020. D.E. Tarolli, Inc. is now in the process of paving and will soon begin finishing lawn restoration. There are a few remaining items that will be addressed in the next couple of weeks, such as removing any remaining blow offs, [...]

2020-07-15T09:12:04-04:00July 15th, 2020|

Cleveland Rd. Water Main Replacement Update

OCWA’s water main replacement project along Cleveland Road Town of Onondaga has proceeded to the service installation phase of construction. The new water main has been installed, pressure tested, disinfected, bacteriological samples taken/passed, and Health Dept. approval received. During this phase, construction activities will once again ramp up in the area.  Construction activities will be [...]

2020-07-15T09:11:03-04:00July 15th, 2020|

Lakeview Terrace Water Main Replacement Update (Construction Complete)

Major construction activities for the Lakeview Terrace project are complete as of July 16, 2020. D.E. Tarolli, Inc. is now in the process of paving and will soon begin finishing lawn restoration. There are a few remaining items that will be addressed in the next couple of weeks, such as removing any remaining blow offs, [...]

2020-07-15T09:09:23-04:00July 15th, 2020|

OCWA Employee Wins Young Professional of the Year Award

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–was recently honored to have one of its Engineering Department employees, Cory McCarthy, receive the 2020 Young Professional of the Year Award from the American Water Works Association, New York State Section.   The award recognizes the finest young (ages 21 - 35) water professionals with outstanding and creative approaches in the [...]

2020-07-08T13:13:13-04:00July 8th, 2020|

July 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 Andy K. from our Accounting Department (Purchasing).  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 [...]

2020-07-01T13:55:08-04:00July 1st, 2020|

East Molloy Road Water Main Replacement Update

The following are the latest updates and projected timelines for completion of water main work along Molloy Road in the Town of Cicero: All new water main lines have been installed All new water main lines have been tested & chlorinated with all bacteriological samples passing. Onondaga County Health Dept approval has been received. All [...]

2020-06-26T15:59:33-04:00June 26th, 2020|

Lakeview Terrace Water Main Replacement Update

OCWA’s water main replacement project along Lakeview Terrace has proceeded to the "service" installation phase of construction. The new water main has been installed, pressure tested, disinfected, bacteriological samples taken & passed, and Health Dept. approval received.  Now individual homes (or services) will be connected to the new main. During this phase, construction activities will [...]

2020-06-26T15:55:19-04:00June 26th, 2020|

OCWA Water Main Construction Projects – What to Expect During Construction

This is the fourth in a series of five 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.  Today’s article illustrates what homeowners and businesses can expect to see during construction, including a sample notice that OCWA will provide to all impacted customers [...]

2020-06-26T14:35:51-04:00June 26th, 2020|