ALCOSAN: Addressing the Environmental Health of Our Region
Water. It’s our most precious natural resource. At ALCOSAN we believe our mission and our purpose is clear. That’s why we’re working hard everyday to provide you, our customer, with cost-effective, environmentally conscious wastewater treatment that protects the public’s health while enhancing usage of our natural resources.
ALCOSAN Releases Statement on DOJ Response to WWP
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) has released a statement regarding the Department of Justice's response to the ALCOSAN Wet Weather Plan. The statement may be viewed here. A joint statement from U.S. Representatives Mike Doyle, Tim Murphy and Keith Rothfus regarding the DOJ response is also available here.
Summer Science 2014:
We are now accepting enrollment for the 2014 Summer Science program. Visit our Summer Science page for program information and registration details.
ALCOSAN Announces Four-Year Rate Structure:
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) announced today that they have created a four year rate structure which will help residents, businesses and the Authority better prepare for the future. For full information, visit our Media Room.
ALCOSAN Participates in Major Green Initiative:
A joint project of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, ALCOSAN, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, and the City of Pittsburgh will result in two pilot projects in the Panther Hollow Watershed designed to manage and minimize runoff naturally through a variety of green infrastructure design components. For complete information, visit our Media Room.
EPA Response to ALCOSAN Extension Request:
The Environmental Protection Agency has provided a response to ALCOSAN's proposed Consent Decree schedule change for green infrastructure/flow reduction evaluation. Related correspondence is available for review here.
ALCOSAN Draft Wet Weather Plan:
The ALCOSAN Draft Wet Weather Plan was submitted to the three regulatory agencies on January 29, 2013. For further details, click here.
ALCOSAN is among 147 schools, universities, non-profit organizations and conservation districts across the state to receive environmental education grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The Authority will receive $6,185 to promote environmental education and stewardship through its Scholastic Outreach programs. The grant program is funded through the Environmental Education Act of 1993, which mandates setting aside 5% of pollution fines and penalties collected by the DEP for educational efforts.
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