The information provided by this service resides on a computer system funded by the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN). Anyone using this service consents to the monitoring of their use of this service by the computer system providers, authorized ALCOSAN employees, as well as security or law enforcement personnel.

Communications made through this service’s electronic mail and Messaging system shall, in no way be deemed to constitute a filing with or legal notice to ALCOSAN or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the county or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the county is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.

Disclaimer of Warranties

ALCOSAN makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. ALCOSAN assumes no liability or responsibility for the quality, content, accuracy, completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and any other items contained on this service or any other system or service. The materials contained on this service have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice. Commercial use or sale of the materials contained on this service is prohibited without the express written consent of ALCOSAN. In no event will ALCOSAN be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special, or any claim for attorney’s fees arising out of the use or inability to use the information on this service, even if ALCOSAN is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favored status by ALCOSAN. The views and opinions of authors expressed on this service do not necessarily state or reflect those of ALCOSAN, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

ALCOSAN is not, and shall not bear any responsibility for the contents of any off-site pages referenced.

Copyright Status

All documents available on this service may be protected under the United States and/or foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce may be required. ALCOSAN retains all rights to the information provided by this service, including, but not limited to, the right of reproduction.

Privacy Policy

The protection of individual privacy is a concern to ALCOSAN. ALCOSAN has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.

Social Media Policy

ALCOSAN welcomes participation on our Social Media accounts and encourages you to interact with us often and to comment about the content you find here.
We do not discriminate against any views, but administrators of official ALCOSAN social media accounts do reserve the right to delete the following, or to block users who post the following:

  • Abusive, vulgar, obscene, racist, threatening, or harassing comments.
  • Libel, slander, or personal attacks of any kind, including the use of offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups.
  • Spam, including content that promotes products or services or contains gratuitous links (links or references to other ALCOSAN webpages or government sites are acceptable).
  • Makes unsupported accusations.
  • Comments that suggest or encourage illegal, dangerous, or destructive activity.
  • Duplicate posts.
  • Clearly off topic.
  • Political campaigning or lobbying.
  • Personal information including but not limited to e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, mailing addresses, or identification numbers.

In short: Be respectful. Be smart. Be human. Add to the discussion, and help grow our community in constructive ways.

Information You Provide to Us

ALCOSAN does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our Internet site unless you have specifically supplied it to us. (For example, if you have supplied us with information as part of an application for a Summer Science Camp, Clean Water Academy or other Scholastic Outreach program; Pups for Clean Water Program sign up; registration for an event; or in an application through another agency for ALCOSAN’s Clean Water Assistance Fund.) This also applies to any feedback or on-line survey information you may have sent us through our website. In cases where you have supplied us with information, including financial data, we will treat such information in accordance with the requirements of the law. This means that it will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, ALCOSAN will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosure.

Public Disclosure

As a general rule, ALCOSAN does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission or where the information is public information under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act 65 P.S. 66.1 et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the Authority on its websites may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Other Information About Your Visit to Our Site

ALCOSAN utilizes Google Analytics to collect non-personal data. To learn more about the data Google collects, and how you can control the information sent to Google, click here.

This privacy policy does not apply to websites operated by third parties that you may access through a link from our website.