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Pennsylvania American Water Asking Customers To Limit Usage

Pennsylvania American Water is asking customers to limit usage in Allegheny and Washington counties.

06/24/2013

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Studies Find Methane Gas In Pa. Drinking Water

New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it’s hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally, far away from drilling.

KDKA-TV–06/24/2013

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West End Residents Frustrated By Latest Water Main Break

Crews are working to repair a water main break in the West End.

05/02/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Class Action Lawsuit Claims Budweiser, Michelob Beers Watered Down

Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch InBev of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.

KDKA-TV–02/26/2013

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Pa. Woman Guilty Of Poisoning Boyfriend With Eye Drops

A central Pennsylvania woman will spend 2-4 years in prison for poisoning her boyfriend with eye drops.

KDKA-TV–02/15/2013

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Antiquated Water System Slowing Down Greensboro Community

In once Greene County town, some people keep a bathtub filled with water and a pot of water on the stove – just in case.

02/05/2013

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8-Alarm Fire Tears Through German Township Home

Fire crews say an 8-alarm-fire tore through a German Township home in a matter of minutes.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Rupture Sends Water Gushing Into Downtown Hotel Lobby

Water gushing into the lobby of a Downtown hotel kept Pittsburgh firefighters busy Thursday night.

01/24/2013

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All Water Restrictions Lifted In Armstrong Co.

Last week, officials with Pennsylvania American Water issued a “do not use” water warning due to elevated pH levels caused by malfunctioning equipment at a water treatment plant.

11/18/2012

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Water Warning Issued for Kittanning Water System

Pennsylvania American Water says its Kittanning water system has high levels of PH. This warning applies to all Kittanning customers in the following areas: Boroughs of Kittanning and Applewold and portions of Manor and Rayburn Townships.

KDKA-TV–11/16/2012

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Local Engineer Helps Bring Water To Malawi

While helping rebuild a Presbyterian church in Malawi 20 years ago, Aubrey Briggs of Sewickley Heights was shocked to see women carrying water several miles to make concrete.

09/24/2012

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Use Of Hand Sanitizer Linked To Fewer Sick Days

Missing work because you’re sick? It’s a big problem with 407 million days of lost time at the cost of $260 billion a year. There may be an easy way to avoid illness and it’s within your reach.

08/21/2012

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Are Enhanced Water Drinks Worth The Price?

On store shelves these days, there is water to help you sleep, water to keep you awake, water to lose weight, water to provide important vitamins we all need.

08/07/2012

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Electrical Problem Sends Fire Crews To Downtown Building

An electrical problem sent firefighters to a building in Downtown Pittsburgh Sunday night.

08/05/2012

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