Water

September 19, 2019 - 5:35 am
(1080 KRLD) - A study warns to stay away from airplane water. Dr. Charles Platkin, editor of Diet Detective and the executive director of Hunter College in New York City Food Policy Center at the City University of New York authored a survey which purports some of the water onboard isn't fit for...
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The latest test results of Pittsburgh tap water show lead levels still above federal limits but moving in the right direction.
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Joe DeStio
July 26, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – The latest test results of Pittsburgh tap water show lead levels still above federal limits but moving in the right direction. The January through June results of the ten percent worst-case-scenario properties show a reading of 17.5 parts per billion. The federal...
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Affordable housing for Lawrenceville and a new agreement between the city and its water and sewer authority have received final approval from Pittsburgh Council.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
July 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Affordable housing for Lawrenceville and a new agreement between the city and its water and sewer authority have received final approval from Pittsburgh Council. Councilwoman Deb Gross’s bill creates an affordable housing overlay district in Lawrenceville. It...
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Leaking Spigot
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Jennifer Bloodworth
March 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
It's Fix A Leak Week! The Pennsylvania Utility Commission reminds consumers to check their fixtures for leaks.
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February 14, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Under strong pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it will move ahead this year with a process that could lead to setting a safety threshold for a group of highly toxic chemicals in drinking water.
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Joe DeStio
February 08, 2019 - 9:04 am
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority costumers getting hit with a rate increase.
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Water lines
February 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Pittsburgh's beleaguered water authority will spend $50 million to replace lead service lines, give filters to low-income residents and take other steps to address the city's lead crisis under a settlement approved Thursday by state utility regulators.
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Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
February 01, 2019 - 1:24 pm
State Attorney General Josh Shapiro is filing criminal charges against the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.
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January 18, 2019 - 11:26 am
The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.
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January 17, 2019 - 1:29 pm
WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end. The formation in the Presumpscot River in Greater Portland stopped rotating Wednesday, two days after a video of its mesmerizing movement was widely shared on social media. The...
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