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Glassport Residents Feel Relief After Months-Long Leak Finally Fixed

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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GLASSPORT (KDKA) — After months of dealing with flooding, landslides, mud and debris, property owners in Glassport say the water has stopped running for the first time since January.

Monday night we told you about the break along Oregon Avenue.

The borough and the homeowners were desperate to find the cause and get it repaired.

Tuesday night, Glassport council members told KDKA that a crew from Pennsylvania American Water Company spent hours on that hillside.

They reportedly found and contained the leak.

“This is non-stop running from the end of January ’til now,” said councilman Tom Bradley Monday. “So I would say it’s at least 50,000 gallons minimum.”

Those council reps say the next step is getting reimbursed for the thousands of dollars the municipality spent on clean-up and prevention.

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