Sewage

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KD Investigates: Massive Sewage Fix Will Triple Your Bill

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.

05/05/2015

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Get Marty: Help For Widow Facing Eviction Over Sewage Problem

When a local man was told to fix a problem with his home or face eviction, he called Get Marty.

04/23/2015

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State Grants Extension To Add ‘Green’ Solutions To Sewer Woes

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 […]

03/31/2015

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Peduto, County Officials Seek ‘Green’ Solution To Water & Sewer Overhaul

The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.

03/24/2015

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Green Solutions Seen For Dye Test Mess

Plenty of people around western Pennsylvania are staring down thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs, all because their downspouts are tied into the wrong system.

12/30/2014

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Alcosan Working To Upgrade Treatment Facility

Alcosan has been spending a lot of money to upgrade its 59-acre facility that is responsible for treating the wastewater of 83 communities in Allegheny County, including Pittsburgh.

09/17/2014

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The Search For Answers As Failed Dye Tests Leave Homeowners High And Dry

Every time it rains, raw sewage overflows into our rivers and streams – and the federal government is mandating a multi-billion dollar fix to our sewer systems.

08/26/2014

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Green Infrastructure An Alternative Solution To Help Fix Sewage Problems

Every time it rains heavily, raw sewage flows into our rivers and streams.

08/20/2014

The borough provided a large dumpster so residents can toss out items destroyed by the sewage water.  (Credit: KDKA)

Sewage Seeps Into Basements In Donora

People in Donora are cleaning up and airing out their basements after they were flooded with sewage water. It happened late Monday when heavy rain hit the area and a sewage pipe blew out in the Overlook Terrace area.

07/26/2011