Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:46:00 PM
Strong winds and heavy rain are anticipated to reach Carrboro and Chapel Hill as Hurricane Florence makes its way closer to North Carolina this week. Depending on the severity of the hurricane, it is possible that water and wastewater services may... read more
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 9:14:00 AM
September 4, 2018
OWASA is receiving reports that customers have received water testing kits in the mail. These kits are from a private company, and its mailers are not affiliated with OWASA.
In light of the inquiries, OWASA reassures... read more
Thursday, July 12, 2018 1:35:00 PM
OWASA is pleased to welcome Jody Eimers and Bruce Boehm to its Board, both of whom recently took the oath of office.
Mrs. Eimers, Scientist Emeritus at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the Office of International Programs, is an Orange... read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 5:04:00 PM
2% rate increase to support continued delivery of high quality water and infrastructure improvements; fiscal year 2019 budget adopted
On June 14th, OWASA's Board of Directors adopted the budget for July 2018 through June 2019. It includes a 2%... read more
OWASA’s Agua Vista Program Will Enhance Water Service for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Community
Monday, April 2, 2018 9:59:00 AM
OWASA customers are beginning to receive notification of upcoming meter upgrades as part of OWASA’s Agua Vista Metering Initiative. OWASA expects to upgrade about 1,500-1,800 meters per month and to finish upgrading all meters by June 2019.
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Friday, March 16, 2018 3:03:00 PM
In our continuing effort to provide affordable and high-value services to our current and future customers and in response to a new law passed by the North Carolina General Assembly, OWASA has recalculated its system development fees.
OWASA... read more
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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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
Friday, May 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
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