News Archive




  1. Blood drive on December 29
  2. Christmas and New Year's holidays
  3. Thanksgiving holidays
  4. Please participate in our 2015 customer survey (survey closed on December 15)
  5. Barbara Middleton-Foushee appointed to the OWASA Board
  6. Lake recreation season will end in the weekend of November 7-8; birdwatching on Wednesday mornings at the Cane Creek Reservoir will begin on November 11
  7. Halloween blood drive
  8. Cane Creek Reservoir closed due to expected flooding and high winds
  9. Lakes open for Labor Day holiday
  10. Maintenance work to interrupt access to OWASA's telephone landlines and Manage My Account part of website (July 7)
  11. Offices to close on Friday, July 3 to observe Independence Day holiday; lakes open for usual hours
  12. OWASA seeks comments on June 25 on affordability outreach pilot program
  13. OWASA seeks comments on June 25 on developing energy management plan
  14. Blood drive on June 25
  15. Interruption of telephone access June 22-26 and June 29-30 from midnight to 5 AM
  16. Part of outer eastbound lane of Raleigh Road closed (June 12)
  17. OWASA Board adopts budget with no increase in monthly rates for fourth consecutive year.
  18. Manning Drive Lane closings due to sewer work (evening of June 9- early morning June 10)
  19. Manning Drive lane closing due to sewer work (June 4-5)
  20. Public hearings on proposed budget, capital program and rates (May 28)
  21. Offices will close on Memorial Day but lakes will be open
  22. Sewer work to close part of center turn lane on East Rosemary Street from 8 PM Tuesday, May 26 to 6 AM Wednesday, May 27
  23. OWASA resumes annual mowing and clearing of sewer easements
  24. Sewer work to close part of southbound Smith Level Road (May 14)
  25. Sewer work to close sections of Smith Level and Booth Road travel lanes near Starpoint (May 11)
  26. West Main Street sewer repair and lane closing (April 20-24)
  27. Lane closings at Raleigh Road, closing part of Lindsay Street (April 27-29)
  28. Blood drive at OWASA on April 23
  29. One way traffic on West Main Street near James Street, April 20-24
  30. Proper disposal of personal hygiene wipes (April 20) 
  31. OWASA has resumed use of chlorine and ammonia to disinfect drinking water on April 1 (distributed on April 20)
  32. Sewer repair on Smith Level Road near Starpoint April 9-10
  33. Sewer repair and lane closings on Raleigh Road east of Country Club Road may be complete on April 7
  34. Good Friday holiday (April 3)
  35. Contractor for sewer repair to close lanes of Raleigh Road (March 30-April 2)
  36. Chlorine taste and odor in water due in March and early April due to annual change in disinfection
  37. OWASA restores service on South Elliott Road near State Employees Credit Union (March 25) 
  38. East Rosemary Street lane closing (March 23)
  39. Lake recreation season will begin on Saturday, March 21; basic fees waived for Lightning Brown Day
  40. OWASA asks customers to check for and fix leaks
  41. South Columbia Street northbound lane closings (March 9-13)
  42. OWASA offices to open at noon on February 17th due to weather and traffic conditions
  43. How to protect pipes from freezing
  44. OWASA to release water from fire hydrants in downtown Carrboro; customers may notice discolored water
  45. Does OWASA endorse companies which provide plumbing services?
  46. OWASA refinances $25 million of bond debt, will save about $2.5 million over 17 years