Monday, May 22, 2017 5:33:00 PM
OWASA said Monday that its drinking water continues to be safe, and work continues to resolve taste and odor issues. Over the past week, several dozen customers have reported an earthy or musty taste and odor in OWASA water.
The taste and odor... read more
Monday, May 22, 2017 3:28:00 AM
Concurrent Public Hearings on the Preliminary Annual Operating and Capital Improvements Budget and Proposed Rates, Fees and Charges
Rogers Road Sewer Operating Agreement with Orange County
Resolution Awarding a Construction... read more
Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:51:00 AM
OWASA’s administrative offices at 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, will close on Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day holiday.
However, the Cane Creek Reservoir and University Lake will be open Monday from 6:30 AM to 6 PM.
When OWASA’s... read more
Monday, May 15, 2017 1:03:00 PM
All citizens are cordially invited to comment in the OWASA Board’s public hearings on the proposed budget, rates and capital program on Thursday, May 25th.
The hearings will be part of the Board meeting to begin at 7 PM in the Chapel Hill Town... read more
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:07:00 AM
May 3, 2017
The OWASA Board of Directors recently adopted the utility’s first energy management plan. The plan supports OWASA’s commitment to comprehensively reduce its use of energy and increase use of renewable energy sources and specifically... read more
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
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
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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:48:00 AM
OWASA has begun 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
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.