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OWASA customers may notice chlorine taste and odor in March and early April due to temporary change in disinfection  

Thursday, February 22, 2018 2:33:00 PM

Water disinfected with chlorine is safe to drink. 

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Job Opening: Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Recycling Manager 

Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Salary range: $82,044 - $126,349. For more information, please click here. read more

Job Opening: Utility Mechanic I 

Monday, February 12, 2018 3:20:00 PM

Salary range: $33,957 - $52,295. For more information, please click here

Job Opening: Safety and Risk Manager 

Closing date: February 23, 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018 10:15:00 AM

Salary range: $58,417 - $89,961.  For  more information, please click here.

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

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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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's budget has no increase in monthly rates for sixth year in a row 

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
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