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Summary of OWASA Board's meeting on April 27th  

Friday, April 28, 2017 3:45:00 PM
Please note: The summary below was prepared by OWASA staff and is not approved by the OWASA Board of Directors. OWASA’s webpage with Board meeting information includes the Board's adopted minutes, agenda materials, staff’s meeting summaries, audio... read more
 

OWASA's educational video on wastewater management 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:39:00 PM
OWASA released a new video which explains how wastewater is collected, treated and recycled as a resource. The five and a half minute video is on OWASA’s website, www.owasa.org. OWASA seeks opportunities to present the video and discuss... read more
 

Cleaning/painting of tank on Old Fayetteville Road will not affect water pressure or flows 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 2:12:00 PM
A contractor hired by OWASA plans to begin cleaning and painting OWASA’s water tank on Old Fayetteville Road on Thursday. The tank is on the east side of Old Fayetteville Road north of McDougle Middle School. The work will last six to eight... read more
 

Water rate for multi-family master metered customers such as apartment complexes will change to year-round in May 2017 

Sunday, April 16, 2017 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
 

Job opening: Maintenance Mechanic. Apply by May 5. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017 1:57:00 PM

Pay range: $38,920 - $59,937. For more information, please click here.

OWASA resumes annual mowing and clearing of easements to help prevent wastewater overflows 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:48:00 AM
OWASA is beginning the annual mowing, clearing and inspection of its sanitary sewer easements. This work, which includes trimming trees and shrubs where needed, is intended to: help prevent roots from entering cracks in sewers. When roots get... read more
 

Letter to Orange County, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University about 40th anniversary of OWASA's service to the community  

Friday, February 24, 2017 3:22:00 PM
To read a letter from John Young, Chair of the OWASA Board of Directors, to Chancellor Carol Folt, Mayor Pam Hemminger, Mayor Lydia Lavelle and Chair Mark Dorosin, please click here. read more
 

Timeline of OWASA and Orange Co. Health Department actions in February water emergency 

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
 

Updating our Long-Range Water Supply Plan 

Monday, December 19, 2016 2:00:00 PM

For information, please click here.

OWASA Board approves conditions for Mountains-to-Sea Trail on OWASA land near Cane Creek Reservoir 

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
 

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