Some Pittsburgh suburbs hit by flash floods during a brief but intense weekend thunderstorm are blaming overloaded sewers for the mess.
Robinson Run was roiling and relentless in Oakdale Wednesday as two rounds of heavy rain and storms moved through.
A strong spring storm rolled through the area Tuesday night bringing heavy rains, which caused flash flooding throughout the region.
Surviving relatives of four people killed in flash flooding in Pittsburgh in August 2011 are suing several government and private entities claiming the deaths could have been prevented, attorneys for the two affected families announced Friday.
Constant, steady and heavy rains throughout the day caused flash flooding that paralyzed some of the busiest roads in the South Hills Friday afternoon. Now, cleanup is underway as local residents and business try and pick up the pieces after a very big mess.
Workers will begin installing an advanced notification flood gate system on Washington Boulevard on Tuesday.
The most recent line of storms has left many people in Beaver and Lawrence Counties dealing with flooding problems.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening to discuss the flooding concerns in the East End. City Councilman Bill Peduto has invited state and county officials to attend the meeting along with […]
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is on the defensive tonight amid criticism that he misses too many city events. That topic was the focus of his weekly radio address on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
This morning’s storm brought with it the area’s first significant rainfall since Friday’s deadly flash flooding; but with resources at the ready, crews kept a close watch on Washington Boulevard.
Pittsburgh Emergency Management has posted advice on its Facebook page about how to get out of your car if you’re on a street that’s flooding.
As Christine and her mother, Marion, were returning home from a shopping and movie day, they too were swept up by the deadly flash flood on Washington Boulevard.
People throughout the area are still asking how a major roadway could flood so quickly in such a deadly manner. And sorting through who is “legally” responsible could result in lawsuits against the government. But it’s not that simple.
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.
A special meeting of engineers will be held Monday in the wake of a fatal flash flood on Washington Boulevard in Highland Park.