Thursday, February 23, 2017 2:16:00 PM
In March, OWASA will use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.
Chloramines are a compound of chlorine and ammonia which OWASA has used since 2002 for disinfection in months other than March. Disinfection with... read more
Monday, February 13, 2017 4:44:00 PM
The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service has established a donation account to assist residents of apartments near Foxcroft Drive which were flooded when a large OWASA water line broke on Friday, February 3rd.
When the pipe broke, six... read more
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:01:00 PM
Timeline of Actions Taken by OWASA and the Orange County Health Department in Regards to the February 2017 Water Emergency
On February 2, 2017, OWASA’s water supply was disrupted by an over-feed of fluoride at its water treatment plant on the... read more
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 3:45:00 PM
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:27:00 AM
Donors of all types needed to increase Red Cross blood supply;
OWASA Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 28th
The American Red Cross and OWASA invite you to give the gift of life by donating blood at OWASA on Tuesday, February 28th. The blood... read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:19:00 PM
For the February 2017 Blue Thumb newsletter, please click here. This issue includes
Proper disposal of fat, oil and grease helps prevent wastewater overflows;
annual chlorine disinfection in March may cause chlorine taste and odor in... read more
Thursday, January 12, 2017 1:56:00 PM
Baby wipes, other personal hygiene wipes and pet waste bags are solid waste and they should be disposed of with other refuse taken to a landfill.
Some wipes and bags are labeled “flushable.” However, we have not found wipes or bags which break... read more
Monday, December 19, 2016 2:00:00 PM
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:38:00 AM
On Thursday night, December 8th, the OWASA Board of Directors approved a change to a year-round water rate for multi-family master-metered (MFMM) accounts such as apartment complexes.
The change will go into effect on May 1, 2017.
For MFMM... read more
Monday, October 17, 2016 3:27:00 PM
On Thursday night, August 25th, the OWASA Board of Directors approved the use of OWASA land for the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST).
“We are delighted to partner with the community and provide access to the natural beauty that lies hidden and... read more