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May 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 Cory M. 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 [...]

2021-05-07T14:19:24-04:00May 7th, 2021|

OCWA Participates in National Drinking Water Week

This week, May 2–8, OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–and other water professionals across North America are celebrating National Drinking Water Week.  The theme for this year’s event is “There When You Need It.” To commemorate the week, OCWA will be highlighting three significant capital renewal projects that it is proactively undertaking to ensure its 500,000+ [...]

2021-05-03T16:39:13-04:00May 3rd, 2021|

West Genesee St Water Main Replacement — Town of Camillus

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–began the first phase of a water main replacement project along West Genesee Street in the Town of Camillus on April 22nd, 2021.  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 [...]

2021-04-30T09:18:04-04:00April 30th, 2021|

Fairmount Reservoir Construction Update

Fairmount Reservoir was built in the early 1900's as part of the Syracuse Suburban Water Company, a predecessor to OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority. It is the primary storage facility for the Authority's Otisco Lake water supply and manages about half of all water OCWA delivers daily. The site has been in continuous service since [...]

2021-04-28T13:21:03-04:00April 28th, 2021|

Water Main Flushing

OCWA will be flushing portions of the water main system in the North Syracuse and Fayetteville areas 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 10:00 pm and 7:00 am for [...]

2021-04-19T09:29:58-04:00April 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|
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