PWSA Continues Efforts to Reduce Lead in Water and Educate Customers

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The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) continues to expand upon efforts ensuring the quality of drinking water and addressing the risks posed by lead service lines and plumbing. The safety of drinking water is our number one priority and we are committed to transparency while working toward solutions. There is no detectable level of lead found in the Allegheny … Read More

PWSA Implements Improved Process and Communications for Lead Testing

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Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is implementing a new streamlined process for handling lead test kit requests, which will improve the integration of lead test data gathered from the certified contract labs and enable PWSA to provide more accurate and timely feedback to customers. Effective immediately, the following changes will take place: All calls for … Read More

Updated Information on Outreach Campaign for the PWSA Lead and Copper Rule Test

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Important Information about Lead in Drinking Water in the PWSA System As previously reported, recent drinking water quality monitoring conducted by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) during June 2016 found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes in Pittsburgh. Lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Although most lead … Read More

Important Information About Lead in Your Drinking Water

Megan McGregorPublic Notice

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT LEAD IN YOUR DRINKING WATER ESTE INFORME CONTIENE INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE ACERCA DE SU AGUA POTABLE. HAGA QUE ALGUIEN LO TRADUZCA PARA USTED, O HABLE CON ALGUIEN QUE LO ENTIENDA. The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has found elevated levels of lead in tap water samples in some homes (see reverse for detailed summary of sample results). … Read More

PWSA 2016 Lead Test Results

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Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) reported the results from compliance testing for lead and copper required by state and federal regulations today. This is the first set of 2016 compliance tests; the second set will be completed by December 2016. These compliance tests are required every three years, in addition to the customer requested lead … Read More