Secondary Clarification at Wastewater Treatment Plant

Orange Water and Sewer Authority treats roughly 7.5 million gallons of the community’s wastewater every day. We’re pleased to announced we met or surpassed all State and Federal wastewater regulations.

Pitcher of Water

OWASA drinking water will remain safe to drink, but customers in Carrboro and Chapel Hill might notice a change in taste or odor of drinking water.

OWASA’s Board of Directors met virtually on Thursday, February 11, 2021, and considered an agenda that included the Affordability Program update.

To make sure any stale and potentially unhealthy water in your building’s system is removed, we are asking you to follow these steps as you prepare to reopen your property to employees and customers.

The Orange County Board of Commissioners voted to award OWASA $75,000 toward a solar array at Cane Creek Reservoir.