Pa. DEP: More People Are Flushing 'Non-Flushable' Items Like Wipes During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Causing Problems In Sewer SystemsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is saying the only things you should flush down the toilet are toilet paper and human waste, no exceptions -- not even for "flushable" wipes.
DEP Awaiting Tests For 'Cat Urine' Smell In CityState environmental officials don't believe a "cat urine" smell plaguing part of one western Pennsylvania city is harmful, but neither do they yet know what's causing it.
Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate "The Big Fix"Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region's antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New YearThe New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up -- way up.