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PWSA adds interpreter assistance

PWSA adds interpreter assistance

John Blinn, News Editor

April 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH -The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority (PWSA) is now offering services to help non-English speaking customers. The PWSA teamed up with the United Language Group (ULG) to add translation and interpretation services for their customers. The new service will assist communications between...

PWSA to provide free lead line replacements for eligible homeowners

PWSA to provide free lead line replacements for eligible homeowners

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority is implementing a new program that will help eligible Pittsburgh residents replace their lead lines. The program is possible due to $1.8 million that is a settlement from an enforcement action by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The...

Water and sewage authority undergoes multi-million dollar project in Strip District

Water and sewage authority undergoes multi-million dollar project in Strip District

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is expected to expand its largest water and sewer infrastructure from 16th and 21st Streets of the Strip District all the way to 23rd Street. The investment, which began in June 2018, was worth $13 million dollars and added over 7,000 feet of...

PWSA adds new facility to reduce to lead levels in drinking water

PWSA adds new facility to reduce to lead levels in drinking water

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority (PWSA) is working on a new facility in Highland Park with the goal of reducing lead levels in residents' drinking water. The new facility located in the Sycamore Grove picnic area will be an orthophosphate facility. Orthophosphate is a food-grade...

PWSA’s announces 12-year water plan for Pittsburgh, plans beyond 2030

PWSA’s announces 12-year water plan for Pittsburgh, plans beyond 2030

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

November 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) released a 12-year plan for Pittsburgh's water: PGH20 2030. Mayor William Peduto asked PWSA to outline Pittsburgh's water future to 2030 and beyond. "As we invest in infrastructure that is built to last, we’re mindful that PWSA must be...