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Water Main Flushing

OCWA will be flushing portions of the water main system in the Fayetteville area beginning Sunday, April 18, 2021.  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 10:30 pm and 7:00 am for the next several [...]

2021-04-15T15:37:15-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Cleaning and Lining Projects 2021

OCWA is undertaking these cleaning & lining projects to rehabilitate the existing 8” & 6” cast iron water mains, which are causing discolored water issues due to corrosion. The first step in the cleaning and lining process is the exploration phase. An OCWA representative will mark out the existing mains and locate all curb boxes [...]

2021-04-15T15:38:21-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Falls Road Cleaning and Lining 4/15/2021

The Falls Road temporary water main has been installed, disinfected, and approved by the Onondaga County Health Department. OCWA’s contractor, Mainlining America, will begin connecting temporary water services along Falls Road in the coming days. Most connections will be made to the homes outside hose spigot. Our contractor has been checking access ramps daily to [...]

2021-04-15T09:07:52-04:00April 15th, 2021|

North Shore Oneida Lake Loop Construction Begins

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–has begun construction on its last section of transmission main to loop Oneida Lake, in the Towns of Constantia and Vienna running west to east along State Route 49, Martin Road and Hallenbeck north of Oneida Lake. The project involves installing 13,528 feet of new 16" ductile iron (DICL) water main [...]

2021-04-08T10:13:38-04:00April 8th, 2021|

April 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 Nicole G. from our Customer Service 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 [...]

2021-04-07T11:18:43-04:00April 7th, 2021|

OCWA Spring Asphalt & Lawn Restoration

Spring is here and we're all excited about experiencing some much needed sunshine and warmth.  While we all enjoy these nice days, we also know that during March and April (and even May) we can experience significant rainfall, and even occasional snow or sleet. OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--repaired numerous water main breaks and addressed [...]

2021-03-26T14:52:12-04:00March 26th, 2021|

Graham Road (Town of Onondaga) Water Main Replacement Update

OCWA’s installation phase of the new 8” water main along Graham Road has been completed. We are moving into the testing and disinfection phase.  At this point we will pressure test, disinfect, then sample the new water main to ensure that the new main is correctly installed and disinfected. This process could take between 1-2 [...]

2021-03-26T15:45:54-04:00March 26th, 2021|

Graham Road Water Main Replacement Starts 3/17

OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--will begin the first phase of a water main replacement project along Graham Road in the Town of Onondaga on March 17, 2021. Construction activities associated with all water main replacement projects are fluid, and ever changing as the work progresses. Our foremost concern is the safety of residents and our [...]

2021-03-16T17:01:05-04:00March 16th, 2021|

OCWA Celebrates 10 Years of WaterSense Partnership

OCWA—Central New York’s Water Authority—is proud to celebrate it's 10-year anniversary serving as a EPA WaterSense Partner helping customers save water, energy, and money with water-efficient products, homes, and programs. WaterSense® labeled products and homes have helped people save 4.4 trillion gallons of water and more than $87 billion in water and energy bills.  WaterSense, [...]

2021-03-12T13:44:16-05:00March 12th, 2021|

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 Jeff B. from our Administration 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 [...]

2021-03-03T12:03:26-05:00March 3rd, 2021|
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