Monongahela River

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Safety Of Chloramine Questioned By Clean Water Activists

The Mon River is the water source for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania American Water customers. Next month, that water will be undergoing a new treatment process involving chloramine, a mixture of chlorine and a smaller amount of ammonia.


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Barges Break Loose Overnight On Mon River

Several bridges have been inspected and reopened, but the Coast Guard and River Rescue crews continue work today to clear the navigational channel on the Monongahela River after three barges broke loose on the water overnight.


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Hundreds Take Icy, New Year’s Day Plunge Into Mon River

It’s as much a part of New Year’s Day as pork, sauerkraut and football. For some people across the area, 2012 got off to a very chilly start with the Polar Bear Plunge at the Monongahela River.


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Teens Sought After Boat Chase On Yough River

Police are looking for four or five teenagers who led police on a chase on the Yough River. The situation started in Coulter – about seven miles up the river. The young men are believed be in their late teens or early 20s.


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Crews Round Up Runaway Barge On Mon River

River rescue crews and the Coast Guard were called out overnight to round up a runaway barge on the Monongahela River.


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Report: Tugboat Loses Engine, Steering On Mon River

A tugboat on the Monongahela River reportedly lost its engine and steering. According to initial reports, it was headed toward the lock and dam in Braddock.



Best Views Of Pittsburgh (Beyond The Mount!)

Everyone from Pittsburgh knows that Mt. Washington is the best place to take in the sights of downtown; but it’s not the only place in town with an amazing view of the city.

CBS Pittsburgh–08/06/2011

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Carmichaels Residents Concerned About Water Quality

More than a dozen communities rely on the Monongahela River for their drinking water and they haven’t reported any problems. The story is different in the small community of Carmichaels.


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Coast Guard Issues Safety Message For Boaters

The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.


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Divers Conclude Search Of Mon River

Police are investigating reports of a possible body in the Monongahela River.


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Body Pulled From Monongahela River

Police are investigating after a body was pulled from the Monongahela River Tuesday night.


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Monessen Police Chase Turns Into Rescue Mission

Thursday might have been a good day for 19-year-old James Womack to stay in bed.


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Man Hopes To Make Statement On Kayak Trip To New Orleans

It’s a trip usually reserved for big steamboats, like the Mississippi Queen, but a young man from Squirrel Hill is set to travel all the way from the Mon River to the Gulf of Mexico in a kayak. He’s hoping to make a statement with his journey.


Water from an abandoned mine gushed from a manhole in Elizabeth Township (Credit: KDKA)

Water Gushes From Abandoned Mine In Elizabeth Township

Officials say water from an abandoned mine is gushing through a neighborhood in Elizabeth Township. The water is flowing into the Youghiogheny and Monongahela rivers.


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Bromides Found In Allegheny River

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.