ECWA

WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
July 26, 2018 - 5:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Legislature voted 10-1 in favor of the nominating E. Thomas Jones as the new Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority. Minority Leader Joe Lorigo said he stood out amongst the rest during interviews and looks forward to what he can bring to the board. "...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
July 20, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -Five candidates were interviewed by the Erie County Legislature Thursday. They are looking to fill the open spot on the three-member County Water Authority Board. Because currently the two members are both democrats. The Legislature by law must nominate someone from the other...
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Erie County Legislature. June 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2018 - 5:54 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Legislature decided on a resolution which would call on the Erie County Water Authority Commissioner Jerome Schad to resign on Thursday. Schad was appointed commissioner of the heavily-criticized water authority in 2013. A report issued earlier this month by...
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Mike Baggerman
June 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – With the ongoing issues at the top of the Erie County Water Authority, it’s important to remember how politics play a role in the appointment of the commissioners. The Water Authority is controlled by whoever is the majority in the Erie County Legislature, which currently has...
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Mike Baggerman
March 08, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the Erie County Water Authority continues to face criticism following the revelation that Executive Director Earl Jann has a golden parachute agreement where he would receive between $300,000 and $400,000 if he is forced out of his role, the Erie County Legislature's...
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Mike Baggerman
February 02, 2018 - 3:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Water Authority is urging the public to be wary of individuals who are impersonating ECWA employees. The Town of Orchard Park reportedly had phony ECWA workers who stole property. All ECWA meter service workers travel in white vehicles with a blue ECWA...
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The Erie County Water Authority is asking for customers in the southtowns to temporarily restrict water use until tomorrow evening at 6:00 due to a water main break at the Sturgeon Point Treatment Plant. According to the water authority, areas affected include Hamburg, Orchard Park, Aurora, East...
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Tom Puckett
May 26, 2017 - 1:27 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Water Authority says it has recently become aware of occurrences involving individuals posing as ECWA water meter workers in the Town of Amherst. They're urging you to learn how to properly identify ECWA employees before granting access to their home or business...
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