OCWA Watermain Cleaning and Lining Process Overview

OCWA is undertaking multiple projects in 2024 to rehabilitate our existing cast iron water mains in order to reduce discolored water issues.  The age and condition of these water mains can also restrict fire flows. The first step in the cleaning and lining process is the exploration phase. An OCWA representative will mark out the [...]

2024-05-14T08:48:50-04:00May 14th, 2024|

Annual Water Quality Report for 2023 is now available

The Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) is pleased to provide its customers and consumers with its Annual Water Quality Report and Consumer Confidence Report for the year ending December 31, 2023. Throughout this report, readers will find useful information specifically related to the water delivered to you by OCWA, as well as information related to [...]

2024-05-01T13:47:28-04:00May 1st, 2024|

OCWA –Central New York’s Water Authority — Launches “Trust Your Tap” Campaign in Conjunction with Earth Day 2024

OCWA – Central New York’s Water Authority – held a press conference on Tuesday, April 23rd to announce the Authority’s Trust Your Tap campaign and to highlight the advantages of using and drinking OCWA tap water. Onondaga County legislators joined OCWA leaders for a post-Earth Day cleanup event, which was then followed by the press [...]

2024-04-23T12:13:48-04:00April 23rd, 2024|

Old Liverpool Road Scheduled Shutdown – UPDATE

Due to unforeseen conditions the scheduled shutdown on Old Liverpool Road has been extended and expanded. The shutdown area will be expanded to include 621 Old Liverpool Road to 105 Old Liverpool along the south side of Old Liverpool Road. After construction activities have been completed, should you have discolored or cloudy water, we recommend [...]

2024-04-16T13:56:07-04:00April 16th, 2024|

OCWA Receives Statewide Awards and Recognitions at NYSAWWA New York Water Event

OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority received two top awards at the New York Section of the American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA) 2024 New York Water Event in Saratoga Springs, New York.  The New York Water Event is a four day drinking water conference that includes committee meetings and sessions, trainings, vendor displays, and [...]

2024-04-12T14:00:18-04:00April 12th, 2024|

OCWA Advocates for Federal Priorities at the 2024 Water Policy Conference

Members of OCWA's government affairs team joined water leaders from across the nation at the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) 2024 Water Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. (3/19-22) to hear from experts on key federal issues impacting the water industry and to advocate for legislation and funding to include water infrastructure funding, lead service [...]

2024-03-22T16:29:02-04:00March 22nd, 2024|

OCWA is Hiring for Seasonal Employment Positions

OCWA -- Central New York’s Water Authority --  is currently seeking candidates for the seasonal position of Summer Aide in various departments to include Distribution, Operations, the Business Office, and more.  Candidates must have a driver's license.  For more information on job responsibilities and eligibility requirements, please visit our employment page. The OCWA workforce Team [...]

2024-03-08T09:15:42-05:00March 8th, 2024|

Old Liverpool Road Water Main Replacement (Electronics Parkway to Buckley Road) in Salina

OCWA -- Central New York’s Water Authority -- will begin a scheduled water main replacement project along Old Liverpool Road in the Town of Salina, starting the week of 3/4/2024.  This project is in conjunction with an Onondaga County Department of Transportation rehabilitation project of Old Liverpool Road. Activities associated with water main replacement projects [...]

2024-02-29T09:09:10-05:00February 29th, 2024|

Girls Scouts Tour OCWA’s Main Northern Concourse Facility

A group of Girls Scouts from two local troops toured OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority Northern Concourse facility on 2/22/2024 as part of OCWA's ongoing public education program. The youth discussed how OCWA treats, tests, and delivers water to their homes and schools, and they also talked about water industry careers and water [...]

2024-02-23T08:39:18-05:00February 23rd, 2024|

OCWA is Recognized by the Central New York Branch of the American Public Works Association

The Central New York Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) held its annual awards banquet in Canastota on February 15, 2024.  OCWA -- Central New York's Water Authority -- was honored to come away with several awards. Kevin Crouse, who serves as an underground facility locator at OCWA, received the “Exemplary Service to [...]

2024-02-21T17:10:29-05:00February 21st, 2024|
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