By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority has pled guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.READ MORE: Teenager Killed In Late-Night Brookline Shooting
The guilty plea was in connection to sludge discharged from the plant near Aspinwall into the Allegheny River.Pittsburgh Weather: Storm Chances Simmer Down, Chances Of Rain Remain
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: Seneca Valley School Board Votes To Remove Mascot, Native American Imagery
Lijewski is being accused of being responsible for the discharge and false reports.