Erie County Water Authoirty

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Longtime Democratic party leader Joseph F. Crangle died early Tuesday morning at his Williamsville home. He was 88.

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.

Scam alert in Orchard Park

Feb 18, 2018

Police in Orchard Park are warning residents of a scam involving entry into homes.

Governor Cuomo is calling on the federal Environmental Protection Agency to establish an official drinking water standard for the unregulated contaminant 1,4-dioxane.

Water authority officials pledge improvements

Aug 4, 2016
Chris Caya WBFO News

There was a lot of finger pointing in the Erie County Legislature on Wednesday over a recent boil water notice. Erie County Water Authority officials said the notice was not needed. But Emergency Services Commissioner, Dan Neaverth said, the County erred on the side of caution because ECWA officials were unavailable to discuss the outage that was effecting 250,000 customers.

ECWA Chairman Earl Jann told the legislature that he has been working on improving the Authority's internal and external communications since being appointed a year ago.

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A political rift has developed between the County Executive's office and the leadership of the Erie County Water Authority.

Boil Water advisory lifted in Erie County

Jul 23, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The boil water advisory has been lifted for Northern Erie County.

Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

The village of Williamsville has officially merged its water system with the Erie County Water Authority. Village officials says the ECWA will provide the best, most affordable water service to its residents.

There's apparently another political shakeup underway at the Erie County Water Authority.  Membership among the three-people on the authority board tends to reflect the political mix in the county.