There is a big problem with the sewers in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Fixing it could mean $2-3 billion dollars – a cost which could be passed on to taxpayers.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – State environmental officials have granted a request to give the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County more time to include more “green” solutions to the region’s sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers […]
The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.
There will be a massive overhaul of our water and sewers over the next decade. It’s meant to clean up our rivers and streams, but it’s going to cost you plenty in rate increases.
It’s called the “big fix.” One of the largest Public Works projects in the region’s history; it’s the mandated overhaul of water and sewer systems throughout Allegheny County. This week we are getting the first look at a partial price tag.