Post Tagged with: "Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority"

PWSA gets $32 million in BIL funds to boost LSL program

PWSA gets $32 million in BIL funds to boost LSL program

January 29, 2024 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority was awarded a $32.1 million funding package from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to continue the aggressive removal of lead service lines throughout its drinking water system. The funding, provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), is splitRead More

PWSA celebrates removal of 10,000th lead service line

PWSA celebrates removal of 10,000th lead service line

February 28, 2023 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority (PWSA) this month is celebrating the removal of its 10,000th lead service line. State and local officials, community leaders and members of the Community Lead Response team gathered on Hazelwood Avenue on Feb. 24 to reflect on the seven-yearRead More

Community Engagement: A Key Component of Successful Infrastructure Projects

Community Engagement: A Key Component of Successful Infrastructure Projects

February 13, 2023 at 10:30 am 0 comments

By Rebecca Zito Effective community engagement has become a crucial part of water utility operations. Because public expectations have changed dramatically, the silent utility provider is an outdated concept. Communities now demand more from their utility. Modern technology and convenience have forever altered the wayRead More

Could Pittsburgh’s lead replacement program serve as model for the country?

Could Pittsburgh’s lead replacement program serve as model for the country?

April 25, 2022 at 8:42 am 0 comments

Local, state and federal leaders gathered in Pittsburgh this month to highlight the progress of Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) lead line replacement program and applaud plans for removing lead lines from every daycare in Pittsburgh. Since PWSA established its Community Lead Response programRead More