From our recreation services to the Youth Water Academy and free tours of our facilities, OWASA wants to help you learn about our most vital resource — and have fun while doing so.

OWASA Crews Operate Water Main Valve

Projects Near Me

We’re always working to upgrade the community’s water infrastructure for system resiliency. Learn more about the status of projects in your neighborhood and across the Carrboro-Chapel Hill community.

News

Find out about current events and OWASA in the news.

Water Watch

Water Watch is your community’s water data, updated daily.

Recreation

Boating, kayaking, fishing, birding — there’s plenty to do at the lakes serving as your water supply. Spring through fall, our reservoirs are open to the public every weekend.

OWASA in the Community

Where there’s water, there’s OWASA. We are in every faucet, meter, manhole and local reservoir, so we consider ourselves members and stewards of the Carrboro-Chapel Hill community as much as we are the managers of the water supply. We want to serve you, not just your water needs.

From our recreation services to the Youth Water Academy and free tours of our facilities, OWASA wants to help you learn about our most vital resource — and have fun while doing so.

Ready to help neighbors following Hurricane Florence

Christian Arvizu-Garcia (L) and Harrison Ray (R) were the first of many OWASA employees to volunteer to support hurricane recovery. They’ve prepped OWASA’s Vac-Truck so it’s ready to deploy. OWASA received an alert yesterday from NCWaterWARN (a network of utilities that supports each other in times of disaster) that a...

OWASA’s water surpasses Federal and State standards; water testing kits mailed to customers are from a private company

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 inquiries, OWASA reassures customers that it continues to surpass...