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OWASA's Administrative Offices will be Closed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:30:00 PM
OWASA’s Administrative Offices will be Closed Thursday, January 18, 2018 due to inclement weather Contacting OWASA for assistance when offices are closed Employees will be available to respond to emergencies such as service interruptions.... read more

Protect water pipes from freezing 

Friday, December 29, 2017 10:33:00 AM
With subfreezing temperatures in the forecast, OWASA encourages customers to take steps to protect their water pipes and prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. If a water pipe breaks due to freezing, water loss and significant... read more

Job Opening: Communications and Community Relations Officer 

Open until filled
Friday, December 29, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Pay Range: $64,258 - $98,958.  For more information, please click here.

OWASA Temporarily Removes Manning Drive Drinking Water Tank from Service for Regular Maintenance and Painting 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 4:24:00 PM

On Monday December 11, 2017, the OWASA Manning Drive Elevated Drinking Water Tank on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be taken out of service for regular maintenance and painting.

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Blue Thumb Newsletter (Dec 17 - Jan 18) 

Friday, December 1, 2017 12:10:00 PM

Our Blue Thumb newsletter for December 2017 - January 2018

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OWASA's water surpasses Federal and State standards; water testing kits mailed to customers are from a private company 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:06:00 AM
November 1, 2017 OWASA said Wednesday that several customers have contacted OWASA after receiving water testing kits in the mail from a private company. The private company and its mailers are not affiliated with OWASA. In light of the... read more

OWASA will begin meter upgrades in 2018 for the Agua Vista initiative providing better water use data and enabling early leak detection 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:58:00 AM
Updated October 31, 2017 In 2018, OWASA will begin upgrading OWASA meters with technology that will communicate hourly water use information. This technology will enhance our services in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area and will improve the... read more

OWASA resumed fluoridation of drinking water on Monday, October 9th to promote dental health 

Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:09:00 AM
On October 9, 2017, OWASA will resume fluoridating drinking water for the Carrboro-Chapel Hill community following completion and testing of safety and reliability improvements to the fluoride feed system at the Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment... read more

OWASA distributes annual water quality report card, continues to meet drinking water quality standards 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM
OWASA continued to meet or surpass all Federal and State standards for drinking water quality in 2016. OWASA recently mailed its annual water quality report card, for calendar year 2016, to all accountholders. The report is also available on... read more

Annual report on managing wastewater and biosolids 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 5:01:00 PM
To read the annual report on the performance of our wastewater and biosolids management system, please click here. The report includes: A graphic summarizing the wastewater and biosolids treatment process. Proper disposal of fat, oil,... read more
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