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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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Close Call For Franklin Park Toddler

A 16-month-old boy is in fair condition at Children’s Hospital after a close call at his home in Franklin Park. Police say the boy and his mom were on the back deck where there was a toy bucket that had some water in it.

07/11/2012

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Officials Declare Air Quality Action Day For Pittsburgh Area

Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees again today, which has prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to declare a code orange Air Quality Action day for the Pittsburgh area.

06/20/2012

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Best Waterparks And Pools In Pittsburgh

Summer’s here and so are the heat waves and high costs of trying to keep cool. Luckily, Pittsburgh’s pooling with great places to take a refreshing dip. Make a splash at one of the best waterparks and pools in Pittsburgh for a wet and wild day with the whole family.

06/08/2012

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Splashing Around: Guide To Area Swimming Pools 2012

The official start of summer may still be a few weeks away, but with temperatures in the 80s and the sun even making a few appearances, it’s time to hit the pool! Find out when your community pool opens for the season with our local swimming pool guide.

05/25/2012

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Derry Twp. Mobile Home Residents Fear Water Shut-Off

Hundreds of residents at a Westmoreland County mobile home park are being threatened with a water shut-off.

10/02/2011

A rare and endangered blue whale, 11 miles off Long Beach Harbor in the Catalina Channel, rises to the surface near Long Beach, Calif.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Local Man Swimming The Catalina Channel

Delmont resident Darren Miller has been swimming since he was a kid. Now 28, Darren has taken those skills to a new level.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/29/2011

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Water Main Breaks Disrupt Service

Water service has been restored to dozens of residents in two area communities; but the taps were dry for several hours earlier today due to early-morning water main breaks.

07/21/2011

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Water Conservation Order Lifted For MAWC Customers

The water conservation order for 35,000 Municipal Water Authority of Westmoreland County customers has been lifted.

07/19/2011

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