The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority issued a warning about imposter utility workers to residents on Thursday.
Fort Pitt Boulevard is open again after a water main break last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was the first full day on the Allegheny River for boaters this holiday weekend, but for some an unwelcome sight spoiled the day.
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.
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.
About 10 families in Summer Hill are worried about the rain and the hillside that is creeping toward their homes.
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