Dye Test

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City Unveils Plan To Help Residents Whose Homes Failed Dye Test

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Folks in Brookline, Carrick and Beechview have the same problem; they can’t sell their homes because they failed what’s known as a dye test. “We had a buyer – $55,000 on this […]

03/17/2015

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Green Solutions Seen For Dye Test Mess

Plenty of people around western Pennsylvania are staring down thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs, all because their downspouts are tied into the wrong system.

12/30/2014

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Homeowners Angry, Unable To Foot Huge Fees After Failing Dye Tests

There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.

02/24/2014

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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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Homeowners Found Polluting Could Have To Shell Out Thousands

The test is simple, but if you fail, it’ll cost you as much as $10,000 — potentially bankrupting many.

02/04/2013