Utilities

Orange County Water Division Manager Earns Prestigious Fellowship

Eighteen emerging leaders from water and wastewater utilities across the United States have been selected to join Duke University’s Water Innovation Leadership Development (WILD) executive education...

Monitoring COVID: Wastewater Surveillance is an Effective Method

Orange County continues to remain diligent as it monitors for upticks and downswings in COVID-19 rates, including any of the virus’s new variants. Since...

Orange County Utilities Recognized with J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

Orange County Utilities provides a safe and reliable water supply for over 150,000 residential and commercial customers and has been ranked No. 1 in...

Orange County Government: Women in STEM

Shelby Craig, who works to keep our drinking water safe, took an untraditional path on her way to becoming a senior chemist for Orange...

Top Newsroom Stories of 2018

In 2018, Orange County experienced historic milestones, accomplishments and successes that will benefit local residents for years to come. Government services continued to be...

More Than 800 Residents Attend Annual Orange County Recycles Day

From Girl Scout troops to families, Orange County Recycles Day is a must-attend event when the County celebrates the annual day set aside to...

Orange County’s Recycling Pilot Provides Pivotal Data

Orange County has concluded a successful, multi-week recycling improvement program pilot consisting of tagging the blue-lid recycling carts at more than 640 households in...

Tap Water – An Essential Part of a Hurricane Preparedness Plan

In the days leading up to 2017’s Hurricane Irma, many Orange County residents heeded the advice of emergency officials to Be Aware, Prepare. Grocery...

Orange County’s No Plastic Bags in the Cart Campaign Commences

In January 2016, recycling efforts in Orange County made strides when a new collection system was rolled out to more than 200,000 curbside collection...