OCWA To Begin Knoll Place Main Replacement Project (Town of Salina)

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–will begin the first phase of a water main replacement project along Knoll Place in the Town of Salina the week of 7-26-21. 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 [...]

2021-07-21T16:13:03-04:00July 21st, 2021|

OCWA Promotes New Senior Management

The Board of OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--recently promoted several employees to new positions on the senior management team. The appointments are the result of the impending retirement of the Authority's long-time Executive Director, Mike Hooker. Jeff Brown has taken over as Executive Director.  He previously served as legal counsel and public affairs officer for [...]

2021-07-21T16:16:22-04:00July 14th, 2021|

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 Robert D. 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 [...]

2021-07-09T14:53:02-04:00July 9th, 2021|

OCWA Flushing Water Mains in Camillus

OCWA has begun flushing portions of the water distribution system in the Town of Camillus. Flushing will be conducted Sunday through Thursday evenings, between 10:00 pm and 7:00 am through the summer and early fall, as weather and conditions permits. The purpose of flushing is to improve water quality, water pressure and fire flows for [...]

2021-06-29T16:45:49-04:00June 29th, 2021|

Fairmount Reservoir Construction Activity Delayed

Due to expected poor weather on Saturday, June 26, the planned pouring of a large concrete foundation and floor to support the first of two new concrete water storage tanks in the Town of Camillus off Hinsdale Road has been delayed.  The pouring, which was expected to require the continuous supply of concrete from 80 [...]

2021-06-25T13:26:12-04:00June 25th, 2021|

OCWA Water Storage Tanks Cleaned

As part of OCWA's dedicated maintenance program for our water storage facilities, we recently performed exterior cleaning of the following four elevated water storage tanks: 1) Hidden Knolls (Town of Camillus) 2) Liverpool (Village of Liverpool) 3) Constantia (Town of Constantia) 4) Limeledge (Town of Skaneateles) The cleaning not only involved cosmetic improvements to the [...]

2021-06-16T15:06:37-04:00June 16th, 2021|

June 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 Kevin B. from our Otisco Lake Water Treatment Plant.  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 [...]

2021-06-09T13:19:40-04:00June 9th, 2021|

OCWA Publishes Annual Water Quality Report

OCWA--Central New York's Water Authority--recently published its Annual Water Quality Report and Consumer Confidence Report for the year ending December 31, 2020. Throughout this report readers can find useful information specifically related to OCWA as well as information related to water in general. 2020 was a challenging year for all of us.  The COVID pandemic [...]

2021-06-02T11:34:41-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

OCWA Reopens Main Customer Entrance

On June 1st, OCWA reopened its main customer entrance at 200 Northern Concourse in the Town of Salina for bill payments, water service initiations/transfers, customer inquiries and visitations to Authority staff. Once inside, customers can talk with one of our friendly customer service representatives via the teller window in our lobby.  Bill payments are accepted [...]

2021-06-01T14:25:17-04:00June 1st, 2021|
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