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Homeowners Angry, Unable To Foot Huge Fees After Failing Dye Tests

There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.

02/24/2014

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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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PWSA Issues Warning After Imposter Utility Worker Report

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority issued a warning about imposter utility workers to residents on Thursday.

01/24/2013

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Roads Reopen After Water Main Break

Fort Pitt Boulevard is open again after a water main break last week.

01/06/2013

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Hefty Price Tag Expected For Allegheny Co. Water, Sewer System Overhaul

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.

07/19/2012

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Allegheny River Turns Purple

If you’ve lived here long enough, chances are you’ve seen just about everything floating down one of the city’s three rivers. Today, it was purple water in the Allegheny River.

01/17/2012

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Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority Proposes Rate Hike

It’s no secret that Pittsburgh’s water lines have seen better days. There are dozens of main line breaks in the antiquated system which waste millions of gallons of water each year.

12/09/2011

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PWSA Employees Asked To Prove City Residency

A letter was sent out last week to more than 200 Pittsburgh Water and Sewer employees. All of them were asked to prove they live in the city, told to provide mortgage payment booklets, gas, electric and phone bills.

09/27/2011

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Water Main Break Closes Smallman Street

A water main break has closed a street in the Strip District. The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority closed Smallman between 30th and 31st Streets.

09/16/2011

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Washington Boulevard Flood Plan Unveiled

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl unveiled a three-stage plan to deal with the potential for serious flooding on Washington Boulevard in Highland Park. Four people died during a flash flood on the road last month.

09/06/2011

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DEP Officials Urge People To Stay Away Area Of Spill On River

It was the first full day on the Allegheny River for boaters this holiday weekend, but for some an unwelcome sight spoiled the day.

09/03/2011

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Chemical Spills Into Allegheny River

It’s never a good time to have a chemical spill on the Allegheny River, but especially, as we head into a holiday weekend that has boaters and swimmers enjoying the unofficial end to summer. Although the DEP has a warning for the entire holiday weekend, it will only affect a section of the Allegheny.

09/02/2011

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Alcosan, PWSA Address Flash Flooding On Washington Blvd.

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.

08/22/2011

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Summer Hill Neighbors Worried About Sliding Hillside

About 10 families in Summer Hill are worried about the rain and the hillside that is creeping toward their homes.

04/15/2011