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Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision, Mission and Values as an organization
are more than just words on a page. They’re a commitment to the people who rely on us, because water is the life and health of our communities. Our greatest resource as people is water. And our greatest resource in water services is people.

Vision

Your trusted water partner for life.

Mission

Together we deliver water and wastewater services for the health and sustainability of communities.

Values

Our trusted values flow through everything we do, and touch every person our services affect, from our team, to our partners, to every person in the communities we serve. These values keep us committed to striving to make the most positive impact we can, putting people, public health, the environment, and sustainability first.

Teamwork

We bring together our local knowledge, skills and talents and collaborate with our partners to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Reliability

We bring together our local knowledge, skills and talents and collaborate with our partners to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Understanding

We listen to and collaborate with our partners to deliver solutions that meet their needs.

Safety

We make health, safety and wellness in our workplace and in the communities where we live and work, our number one priority.

Transparency

We communicate openly, honestly and authentically with each other and our partners.

Environment

We protect the environment through innovative solutions to strengthen the health and sustainability of the communities we serve.

Diversity

We embrace diverse perspectives and strive to create an equitable and inclusive environment where each of us feels respected and empowered to achieve our personal and professional goals.

Governance and Accountability

OCWA is an operational enterprise agency established in 1993 under the Capital Investment Plan Act (CIPA). The Agency’s mandate is to provide water and sewage works and related services to protect human health and the environment.

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Leadership Team

Our executive management team and board of directors work together to achieve our long term goals as an agency and ensure OCWA continues to provide best service for our clients and communities and creates a positive environment for our team to work and grow.

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