Every day, trucks offload natural gas drilling wastewater at the McKeesport Water Authority treatment plant. Once treated inside, the cleaner water is discharged into the Monongahela River. Come May 19, that will stop.
The Army Corps of Engineers has more information on the lock service reduction on the Allegheny River. For more details, visit their website.
The Army Corps of Engineers has announced it is decreasing lock service on the Allegheny River. Officials say the reduction is the result of federal budget cuts.
Authorities with Allegheny County are investigating after a body was found in the Allegheny River in Etna.
The Department of Environmental Protection said the rivers were clear of radioactivity from drilling on Monday. Now they’re concerned about bromides which can form cancer-causing compounds and they want to find out where they’re coming from.
In the past, there have been problems in the Monongahela River with bromides, salty substances which can become carcinogenic when treated in water treatment plants. KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan has discovered that same problem now exists in the Allegheny River.
PennDOT closed the 10th Street Bypass Sunday night due to flooding. The road was reopened Tuesday morning after the river had receded.
The month of March is living up to its billing as one of those peak flooding months and that means the National Weather Service is working overtime.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are new developments concerning radioactive material in our rivers and streams and now there are calls for statewide testing. The New York Times has now raised a special concern that radium […]
O’HARA TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — The body of a woman was pulled from the Allegheny River around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday morning. It was spotted by John Chiado, who lives on his boat year round at the […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s great day to be a duck, but a terrible day to be a driver. Flooding at the Mon Wharf left about 700 parking spots under water. On the other side of […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The steady, heavy rain that fell overnight combined with the continually melting snow has many people across the area concerned about the potential for flooding. The Mon Wharf parking lot is closed […]
NORTH SHORE (KDKA) — Proposed federal budget cuts could have an impact on boating on the Allegheny River. The Army Corps of Engineers simply doesn’t have enough money to run the Allegheny’s eight locks. “We […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Authorities have identified a body found earlier this week in the Allegheny River. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man as 58-year-old Harry Patterson of O’Hara Township. Officials with […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the body of a man found in the Allegheny River on Monday. The man’s body was found below the Rachel Carson Bridge and police […]