By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority has pled guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.READ MORE: Judge Won’t Dismiss 25 Murder Counts Against Ohio Doctor
The guilty plea was in connection to sludge discharged from the plant near Aspinwall into the Allegheny River.Wife Of Greene County DA Granted A Protection From Abuse Order
The sludge is a byproduct of treating the river water.
PWSA also admitted to making false statements.
Charges are still pending against a former PWSA employee, Glenn Lijewski.MORE NEWS: Man In Italy Uses Fake Silicone Arm To Try To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate
Lijewski is being accused of being responsible for the discharge and false reports.