KDKA Investigation: No Help For Families To Replace Lead Service LinesPittsburgh is full of old houses and between 20 and 30 percent of the housing stock has lead service lines.
PWSA Lead Letter Causes Concerns, Customers Get Busy SignalsA letter from the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority warns of high levels of lead in the drinking water of some homes.
L.L. Bean Recalling Water Bottles Over Lead ConcernsL.L. Bean is recalling insulated water bottles for kids because of concerns about lead contamination.
PWSA Acting Director Speaks Out On Lead Testing, Line ReplacementThe Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority tested 100 at-risk homes and several exceeded the federal allowable limit for lead.
DEP Demands Action From PWSA After Tests Show Dangerous Lead Levels In Some HomesLead in the water has been a nationwide concern since the contamination in Flint, Michigan.
Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority Launches Effort To Eradicate Lead From PipesPittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is launching an aggressive effort to eradicate lead from its pipes.
KDKA Investigates: How To Find Out If There's Lead In Your Drinking WaterIs there lead in your drinking water? Given the crisis in the Flint, Michigan, it's a question many of us would like to have answered.
PWSA Cited, Accused Of Making Unauthorized Change To Lead Treatment ProcessPeople have been focusing on the issue of lead in drinking water since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Consumer Group’s Test Finds Lead, Cadmium In Some Popular Chocolate TreatsAs children's Easter baskets fill with candy this weekend, a consumer group is raising questions about some of those sweets.
CDC Tips For Testing Your Water For LeadThe ongoing water situation in Flint, Michigan, has many people questioning how safe their water is at home.
Local Officials Honor Officers On National Law Enforcement Appreciation DayAbout 100 people gathered for “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” in Butler County.
Panel Wants Lead Threshold Raised For ChildrenA move by the CDC could result in a lot more cases of high lead levels. An advisory panel is recommending a new standard cut off of 5 micrograms per deciliter. The current cut off for a high level is 10.