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Water fountain Updates: Lead Testing and Corrective Action/Remediation

March 30, 2023

EHS has been testing water fixtures since August 2022 after lead was discovered in some water fixtures on campus. We have reached the end of our fourth phase of testing, which means all drinking fixtures across campus have been tested for lead.

Categories: Lead in Campus Drinking Water

Automated External Defibrillator Campus Equipped with 107 Lifesaving Defibrillators

February 21, 2023

Most of the devices, like the one that saved NFL safety Damar Hamlin’s life, feature voice prompts that walk users through a simple process.

Categories: Safety Awareness News

Orange County Creek Week 2023 Orange County’s Second Annual Creek Week is March 17-26

February 20, 2023

Orange County Creek Week celebrates the streams, lakes, and rivers that connect our human and non-human communities.

Categories: Stormwater News, Water Safety News

Lead testing Students Played Key Role in Testing for Lead

February 17, 2023

Collecting samples from campus water sources gave undergraduates and graduate students real-world scientific experience.

Categories: Water Safety News

OWASA Headquarters Temporary Change in OWASA’s Water Disinfection Process in March 2023

February 15, 2023

Starting in March, OWASA will temporarily use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.

Categories: Water Safety News