Need help paying for overdue water bills? LIHWAP begins new program year.

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help. On October 1, 2022, a new program year began and households may be eligible for additional assistance even if they have already received a LIHWAP benefit in the past. LIHWAP is a drinking water and wastewater emergency assistance program funded through new federal resources. Benefits are [...]

2022-10-18T15:05:26-04:00October 18th, 2022|

Spectrum News visits the Farrell Road Pump Station

A key factor that helped draw Micron to Central New York is its proximity to Lake Ontario and plenty of pumping equipment. OCWA is excited to have the opportunity to supply a portion of the water necessary to Micron Technology at their new proposed manufacturing facility at White Pines Commerce Park in Clay, NY. Our [...]

2022-10-12T14:00:32-04:00October 12th, 2022|

Horseshoe Island Road Phase 2 Main Replacement – Town of Clay

OCWA–Central New York’s Water Authority–will begin the second phase of a three phase of a water main replacement project along Horseshoe Island Road in the Town of Clay starting the week of 10/10/2022. Activities associated with water main replacement projects are fluid, and ever changing as the work progresses. Our foremost concern is the safety [...]

2022-10-12T09:58:40-04:00October 12th, 2022|

CNY Central interview with OCWA on new microchip facility water usage

OCWA is excited for the opportunity to provide our high-quality water to Micron Technology. Our region's "availability of water" is one the reasons Micron Technology CEO, Sanjay Mehrtora, has said the company chose to build its manufacturing facility in Central New York. “When I heard the news, I was just ecstatic, ecstatic for the community, [...]

2022-10-06T10:01:58-04:00October 6th, 2022|

Water a major factor in Micron’s decision to build in CNY

On October 4, 2022, Micron Technology announced that it will be building its newest chip manufacturing plant here in Central New York. The plant is projected to be built at the White Pines Commerce Park in Clay, NY. As part of this project, Micron intends to spend up to $100 billion in Onondaga County over [...]

2022-10-05T15:40:05-04:00October 5th, 2022|

Join OCWA in celebrating Source Water Protection Week

  We invite everyone to help "Protect the Source" by spreading the word about the importance of source water protection. The best way to assure we have high quality drinking water at the tap is to protect our beautiful water sources. If we keep our rivers and lakes free from pollution, it's easier and less [...]

2022-09-29T14:55:16-04:00September 29th, 2022|

World Water Monitoring Day 2022

This week, on September 18th, was World Water Monitoring Day. A day where we acknowledge the importance of our natural water sources and take the necessary steps to protect them for generations to come. The World Water Monitoring Day was first brought into existence in 2003 by America’s Clean Water Foundation (ACWF). The organization aimed [...]

2022-09-21T13:25:35-04:00September 21st, 2022|

OCWA is at The Great New York State Fair

OCWA has a booth at the New York State Fair until Thursday, September 1st. We will have staff in attendance to help to recruit future employees. The booth is located within the “Science and Industry” building as part of the Skilled Trades & Manufactures Exhibit. The exhibit will showcase a variety of careers that can [...]

2022-08-31T15:21:10-04:00August 31st, 2022|
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