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The Erie County Water Authority may have been mismanaged in 2015 and 2016, according to a recent report by the state's Authorities Budget Office, but the ABO says its actions were not criminal.

Change at the Erie County Water Authority is continuing, as Republicans now have to fill their remaining seat on the three-member board. County Legislature Minority Leader Joseph Lorigo says he wants that seat filled quickly.

The Erie County Water Authority got a surprise Thursday. Republican Commissioner Karl Simmeth submitted his resignation letter just past a year into his three-year term.

Erie County

Erie County is doing some significant planning on its sewer system, aided by hard computer data showing where the system is doing well and where work is needed.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Golden parachutes for political appointees would be banned under legislation proposed by Assemblymember Monica Wallace.

Erie County Water Authority

The Erie County Water Authority is issuing a warning to its customers.

Southtowns water restrictions lifted

Aug 14, 2017
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Erie County Water Authority has lifted the temporary water restrictions for the Southtowns they put in place while repairing a major water main break at their Sturgeon Point treatment plant, calling it the most difficult repair in the ECWA's 68-year history.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Erie County Water Authority is extending the temporary water restrictions in the Southtowns until at least Aug. 17, due to "unforeseen complications" while repairing the water main break at its Sturgeon Point Treatment Plant.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The recent rash of water main breaks has elected officials calling for a closer look at the Erie County Water Authority.