The Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) is an independent public benefit corporation created in 1949 by a special act of the New York State Legislature known as Title III Article V of the Public Authorities Law to ensure a safe and plentiful water supply for the people and industry of Erie County. It operates as a self-sustaining business enterprise and pays for all operating expenses with revenues generated from the sale of water to its residential, commercial and municipal customers.
Since its inception, ECWA has enhanced the quality of life throughout Erie County and Western New York by providing an abundant supply of safe, high quality drinking water.
All of us at ECWA are united in one goal: to deliver a superior product and outstanding service that merits equal recognition from our customers and our peers. We take great pride in creating a work environment that achieves excellence by rewarding dedication, professionalism and a progressive vision.
We look forward to continuing our efforts on behalf of the more than 540,000 people who rely on ECWA water 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.