Boil Water Advisory Issued After Large Water Main Break

Over 30 communities including the City of Pittsburgh are affected

Andrew Limberg
September 20, 2019 - 11:17 am
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A massive water main break has prompted a large precautionary boil water advisory. According to Pennsylvania American Water, the earliest the boil advisory could be lifted would be Sunday morning.

Penn American Water website lists the following road closure: Becks Run Road, between Agnew and Carson Street until further notice

The break forced the cancelation of over 10 schools and displaced a few families.

Those affected are advised to bring water to a rolling boil and to let it boil for one minute before use.

Allegheny County announced Friday that the boil water advisory will last 48 hours after restoration. 

The following communities are affected:

  • Baldwin Borough
  • Baldwin Township
  • Bethel Park
  • Brentwood
  • Bridgeville
  • Carnegie
  • Castle Shannon
  • Collier 
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Crafton
  • Dormont
  • Dravosburg
  • Greentree
  • Heidelberg
  • Homestead
  • Ingram 
  • Jefferson Borough
  • Mount Lebanon
  • Mount Oliver
  • Munhall
  • North Fayette
  • Oakdale
  • Upper Saint Clair
  • Pennsbury
  • Pleasant Hills
  • Robinson Twp.
  • Rosslyn Farms
  • Scott Township
  • South Fayette
  • South Park
  • Thornburg
  • West Allegheny County Muncipal Authority
  • West Homestead
  • West Mifflin
  • Whitaker
  • Whitehall

Penn American Water

Starting at 3 P.M. today, water tankers will be available at the following locations:

  • Bethel Park Fire Department: 5213 Brightwood Rd, Bethel Park, PA 15102
  • Bethel Park Fire Department: 1100 Clifton Rd, Bethel Park, PA 15102
  • Castle Shannon Fire Department: 3600 Library Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Dormont Fire Department: 1455 Hillsdale Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
  • Greentree Fire Department: 825 Poplar St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
  • Heidelberg Fire Department: 456 1st St, Carnegie, PA 15106
  • Ingram Municipal Building: 40 W Prospect Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  • South Fayette Municipal Building: 515 Millers Run Rd, Morgan, PA 15064
  • Upper St. Clair Municipal Building: 1820 McLaughlin Run Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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