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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|

Canastota Route 5 Water Main Work Update/Completion Schedule

The Canastota/Lenox Route 5 Water Main Replacement has been completed. D.E. Tarolli will commence clean up and paving in the near future. If you have a specific clean up issue, please contact D.E Tarolli at 315-628-7402. Both D.E. Tarolli and OCWA would like to thank the residents for their patience during the construction phase and [...]

2019-05-28T16:49:38-04:00May 28th, 2019|

Water Main Flushing

OCWA will be flushing portions of the water distribution system in the Town of Geddes and Village of Solvay area beginning Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.  The purpose of flushing is to improve water quality, water pressure and fire flows for our customers.  Flushing activities will be conducted Sunday through Thursday evenings between 11 pm and [...]

2019-05-24T09:31:16-04:00May 24th, 2019|

Upcoming Shutdown for Canastota/Lenox Area

OCWA will be performing a large water system shutdown in the Canastota/Lenox area on Thursday, May 16, 2019. This shut down coincides with the ongoing water system betterment project. OCWA needs to perform this shut down to abandon the old 14” water main that is being replaced. The following businesses/area will have a disruption in service: [...]

2019-05-14T09:44:21-04:00May 14th, 2019|

OCWA Celebrates 2019 National Drinking Water Week

This week, May 5 – 11, OCWA--Central New York’s Water Authority--and other water professionals across North America are celebrating National Drinking Water Week. In 1988, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) first proposed Drinking Water Week and formed a coalition along with the League of Women Voters, the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, and [...]

2019-05-08T08:54:29-04:00May 8th, 2019|

Canastota Route 5 Water Main Work Update/Completion Schedule

The following are the latest updates and projected timeline for completion of water main work along Route 5 in the Village of Canastota, Town of Lenox: All new water main lines have been installed.All new water mains have been tested chlorinated with all bacteriological samples passing.All services have been tied over to the new main.Cuts [...]

2019-04-30T15:39:42-04:00April 30th, 2019|

OCWA Wins Engineering Award

On April 8, 2019, OCWA--Central New York’s Water Authority—was honored to receive the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Syracuse Section (ASCE) for an innovative stream bank stabilization project the Authority completed along Nine Mile Creek in Camillus last year. Geoff Miller (left) and Andrew Weiss from OCWA accept [...]

2019-04-26T15:13:22-04:00April 26th, 2019|

Canastota Route 5 Water Main Work Update/Completion Schedule

The following are the latest updates and projected timeline for completion of water main work along Route 5 in the Village of Canastota, Town of Lenox: All new watermain lines have been installed.All new watermain has been tested chlorinated with all bacteriological samples passing.A majority of the short side services have been switched over to [...]

2019-04-04T12:42:23-04:00April 4th, 2019|