There is a big problem with the sewers in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Fixing it could mean $2-3 billion dollars – a cost which could be passed on to taxpayers.
When a local man was told to fix a problem with his home or face eviction, he called Get Marty.
It’s a project estimated at between $2 and $3 billion – and you’ll be picking up the tab.
Officials were called out this afternoon to where a body was spotted floating in the Ohio River.
There will be a massive overhaul of our water and sewers over the next decade. It’s meant to clean up our rivers and streams, but it’s going to cost you plenty in rate increases.
Alcosan has been spending a lot of money to upgrade its 59-acre facility that is responsible for treating the wastewater of 83 communities in Allegheny County, including Pittsburgh.
Every time it rains heavily, raw sewage flows into our rivers and streams.
Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.
At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.
The ALCOSAN Board of Directors late Thursday approved a four-year plan, which sees its service rates jump nearly 50 percent between Jan. 1 of next year and 2017.
The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.
At ALCOSAN and 83 Allegheny County municipalities, they’re under orders to clean them up — a multi-billion dollar fix to the storm sewer system.
If you’ve lived here long enough, chances are you’ve seen just about everything floating down one of the city’s three rivers. Today, it was purple water in the Allegheny River.
Days after flash floods claimed the lives of four people in Highland Park, comes a new threat of heavy rain.