Employees will be on call for water and sewer emergencies
Monday, November 20, 2017 8:31:00 AM
OWASA’s offices at 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, will close on Thursday November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
For help from OWASA when offices are closed
When OWASA’s offices are closed, personnel are on call... read more
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:54:00 PM
The 2017 lake recreation season will end at the Cane Creek Reservoir on Saturday, November 11, and at University Lake on Sunday, November 12.
The current lake recreation days and hours are:
University Lake Friday, Saturday and Sunday ... read more
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
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
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
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
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
Monday, June 12, 2017 3:38:00 PM
On June 8th, the OWASA Board of Directors adopted the budget for July 2017 through June 2018.
For the sixth year in a row, OWASA’s budget does not include an increase in monthly rates for water, sewer or reclaimed water service.
For a... 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