ALCOSAN and You:  Working Together for Clean Water

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.

2015-2016 Scholastic Outreach Professional Development Workshop Series  
Educators have an opportunity to earn up to 13 ACT 48 credits by participating in ALCOSAN's STEM Workshop series.  Registration is now open for our second workshop, "Engineering Design Process" scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2015.   For series information and online registration, visit our
Professional Development Series page.

(Video courtesy of WQED.)

Subcommittee Created to Develop Customer Assistance Program
ALCOSAN's Board of Directors has created a subcommittee to work with ALCOSAN staff to develop a Customer Assistance Program (CAP) for low income ratepayers.  To learn more, visit the
ALCOSAN Media Room.

Community Discussions
ALCOSAN conducted a series of community discussions on January 28-29 to provide an update on the Wet Weather Plan and the status of regulatory negotiations.  You can now watch the January 29th meeting here - recorded in its entirety on the ALCOSAN campus - via ALCOSAN's official YouTube channel.

2015 Board of Directors Meeting Dates  
The 2015 schedule for meeting dates of ALCOSAN's public Board of Directors meetings are now posted.  To view the schedule, visit our
Board of Directors page.

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

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

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Upcoming Events

ALCOSAN Public Board of Directors Meeting - Thursday, October 22, 2015
(No August meeting)

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Official Press Releases

Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland challenge decided

ALCOSAN and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District – based in Cleveland – today received the results of the challenge to have the most guests at the respective open houses last Saturday.

ALCOSAN Launches “Flush Cleveland” Campaign in Open House Competition

On Thursday, September 3 from 5 to 8 p.m., Steeler fans and Rib Fest attendees, as well as anyone caught in traffic, will get the word from above: “Beat Cleveland at ALCOSAN Open House 9/19.”  This message from on high will be delivered by airplane, showing that ALCOSAN is determined to win the challenge from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District – based in Cleveland – to have the most guests and the most tweets on September 19, when both wastewater treatment plants hold their Open House events.

Kids go back to school, and so does ALCOSAN (8/20/15)

As kids go back to school throughout our region, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) joins them through the authority’s award-winning education and scholastic outreach programs.

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