Erie County
Water Authority
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      Emergencies (After 5pm): 716-684-0900 Customer Service/Emergencies (M-F 8 am - 5 pm): 716-849-8444

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Notice of Meeting

Erie County Water Authority

Thursday, January 24, 2019 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Governance Committee
ECWA Board of Commissioners

ECWA Offices
Ellicott Square Building
295 Main St - Room 350
Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Person:
Terrence D. McCracken, Secretary to the Authority

December 6, 2018

BUFFALO, NEW YORK - The Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) announced that Sabrina Figler has been named its new director of water quality.

In this new role, Figler is responsible for maintaining ECWA's compliance with all federal and state drinking water regulations, which is accomplished through daily, quarterly, and annual monitoring and regular reporting to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and New York State and Erie County health departments. ECWA conducts sampling 24 hours, 365 days a year and performs more than 70,000 tests annually to make sure all federal and state standards for drinking water quality are met.


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About ECWA

Created in 1949 under the jurisdiction of the Public Authorities Law of the State of New York the Erie County Water Authority is an independent, public benefit corporation. (more...)

Hydrant Servicing Information

Customer Service

Excellent customer service is a top priority at ECWA. Our well-trained Customer Service Representatives provide professional, courteous service in a consistent and timely manner to achieve overall customer satisfaction. Based on the opinions of ECWA customers, we are proud of our performance and will continue to implement additional improvements to further enhance our customers' experience. (more...)

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Doing Business

ECWA purchases goods and services according to its enabling legislation and charter granted by the State of New York. It maintains an open vendor policy and welcomes any and all potential bidders. (more...)

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Except for the air we breathe, water is the single most important element in our lives. That is why the ECWA is committed to educating its customers and the general public about water. (more...)

Public Information

View the 2017 Water Quality Report, financial reports, annual reports, policies and procedures, board meeting minutes, and (more...)

* Notice of Freedom of Information Law Policy.


Customer Service

Phone: 716-849-8444
Hours: M - F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Emergencies (After 5pm)

Phone: 716-684-0900


* Starting in January 2016, the Erie County Water Authority will be advertising formal contracts on the New York State Contract Reporter website.

Bid / RFP Opportunities

Available Project Bid Date



2/26/19 11:00 AM

Contract No: GP-007, Water System Improvements: Village of Depew and Town of West Seneca
Contact: Paul E. Case 716-633-4844



2/19/19 11:00 AM

Contract No: CH-010 Water System Improvements Town of Cheektowaga
Contact: Mark D. Jarmuz 716-222-2519



2/12/19 11:00 AM

Contract No: CPL-004 Water System Improvements In The Town of Clarence
Contact: James Hunt 716-218-4746



2/5/19 11:00 AM

Contract No: WSA-013 Water System Improvements, City of Lackawanna, and Towns of Alden, Amherst, Cheektowaga, Hamburg and West Seneca
Contact: William Schutt 716-683-5961



2/12/19 11:30 AM

Chemistry and Microbiology Proficiency Samples and Chemistry Standards for Three Years from February 1, 2019 to Jauary 31, 2022
Contact: John Mogavero

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295 Main St. • Room 350 • Buffalo, NY 14203-2494 • 716-849-8444 • Fax 716-849-8467