Monongahela River

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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.


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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.


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DEP: Rivers, Streams Not Radioactive

The state tested for radioactivity in seven rivers and creeks downstream from plants that treat drilling wastewater. In each case, the DEP found that readings for radioactive material were at or below safe water standards.


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Local Crews, Residents Brace For More Flooding

Soaking rains turned to snow early Sunday and concerns over rising waters continue to grow across the area. Crews were bracing for more flooding Sunday night, while local residents were preparing for a longer commute to work Monday morning.


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Weather Experts Keep Close Eye On Local Waters

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.


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Flooding Continues To Be Big Concern Across Area

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 […]



Allegheny, Ohio Rivers Expected To Crest Thursday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The aftermath of record-setting rain showers continues to cause problems around western Pennsylvania. The flooding was bad enough that Zelienople and Harmony have declared states of emergency. In Allegheny County, officials have […]