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Green Solutions Could Help Lower Cost Of Water & Sewer Overhaul

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.

11/19/2014

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Alcosan Working To Upgrade Treatment Facility

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.

09/17/2014

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Green Infrastructure An Alternative Solution To Help Fix Sewage Problems

Every time it rains heavily, raw sewage flows into our rivers and streams.

08/20/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

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.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

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.

01/02/2014

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ALCOSAN Increases Just The Beginning For The Big Fix

At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.

10/25/2013

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ALCOSAN Board Approves 4-Year Rate Increase Plan

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.

10/24/2013

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Green Solutions Offered For Big Sewer Fix

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.

03/15/2013

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ALCOSAN Rates To Double, Triple Under ‘Big Fix’

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.

07/31/2012

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Allegheny River Turns Purple

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.

01/17/2012

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Washington Blvd. Concerns Grow As Hurricane Irene Nears

Days after flash floods claimed the lives of four people in Highland Park, comes a new threat of heavy rain.

08/23/2011

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Alcosan, PWSA Address Flash Flooding On Washington Blvd.

Alcosan sat down with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. They looked at their maps, drawings and charts and determined their systems were what they were supposed to be.

08/22/2011

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