PWSA’s Community Lead Response Announces Successful 2020 Construction Year

Mora McLaughlinMedia Release, News

Thousands more lines replaced and lead levels at a 20-year low Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is pleased to announce the continued success for the Community Lead Response, our dedicated program for lead line replacement, corrosion control optimization, and public education around lead in drinking water. In 2020, the program replaced a total of 2,216 public lead service lines and 1,572 private lead service lines, exceeding state … Read More

PWSA Lead Team and the University of Pittsburgh Collaborate on Machine-Learning Model To Find Lead Lines

Mora McLaughlinMedia Release, News

Model to help PWSA more efficiently find and replace lead service lines Pittsburgh, PA -Over the past year, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) and the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Computing and Information (SCI) and University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) have collaborated on a machine learning model that will help better predict the locations of remaining lead service lines in PWSA’s water distribution … Read More