PWSA Receives $13.4 Million in Grants and Low-Interest Loans from PENNVEST

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Funding for the removal of lead service lines ensures water quality and protects public health Pittsburgh, PA – Today, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) was awarded a $9.7 million grant and $3.7 million in low-interest loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for the 2023 Neighborhood Lead Service Line Replacement Project. This funding will replace approximately 1,000 lead … Read More

PWSA Receives $139 Million in Low-Interest Loans and Grants from PENNVEST

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Partnership with PENNVEST is essential for advancing infrastructure improvements and reducing costs to ratepayers Pittsburgh, PA – Today, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) was awarded $133 million in low-interest loans and a $6 million grant from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for water main, lead service line, and catch basin replacement projects, and for security improvements to PWSA … Read More

PWSA Completes Centre Avenue Sewer Project

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$2 Million Infrastructure Relocation Helps Maintain Reliable Water Services for Customers Pittsburgh, PA – This August, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) completed an extensive infrastructure upgrade on Centre Avenue, between Morewood Avenue and Devonshire Street, in the Shadyside neighborhood. This four-month-long project replaced an aging sewer main and water main, as well as any lead service lines found during … Read More

PWSA Maintains Low Lead Levels in Water

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Orthophosphate continues to provide protection for those with lead service lines Pittsburgh, PA – The most recent round of testing completed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) shows lead levels below the state and federal action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb). This is PWSA’s fourth consecutive round of testing in which lead levels are in compliance. … Read More

Vice President, Cabinet Members Visit Pittsburgh to Discuss Lead Remediation, Infrastructure Investment

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Officials highlight need for lead-free homes for all Americans Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is pleased to highlight its industry-leading Community Lead Response, as Vice President Kamala Harris, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan, and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge visit Pittsburgh on Friday to learn more about lead remediation … Read More

Local and National Leaders Join PWSA to Celebrate Lead Service Line Replacement Progress

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Priority Lead Service Line Replacement Project will replace lead service lines at locations with elevated lead levels and local daycare centers; Over 52 miles of lead service lines have been replaced by PWSA since 2016 Pittsburgh, PA – Today the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority (PWSA) hosted federal, state, and local leaders to celebrate the launch of its Priority Lead Service Line … Read More

PWSA Advances $26 Million Effort to Replace Lead Service Lines

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2022 program will target daycare centers and locations with elevated lead samples. Pittsburgh, PA — The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is dedicated to removing all lead service lines from our drinking water system. With the approval of several contracts by our Board of Directors, we are poised to invest an additional $26.1 million to continue our aggressive removal … Read More

PWSA Maintains Low Lead Levels in Drinking Water

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Improved water treatment and lead service line replacements continue to address lead in water Pittsburgh, PA – The most recent round of testing completed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) shows lead levels below the state and federal action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb). This is PWSA’s third consecutive round of testing in which lead levels are … Read More

PENNVEST Funding Awarded to PWSA

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Two PENNVEST funding awards advance PWSA’s lead service line replacement programs and large and small diameter sewer rehabilitation. Pittsburgh, PA — The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) received two Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) funding awards following yesterday’s announcement by the state agency. These awards, which total approximately $41 million, consist of a $1.8 million loan and $2.8 million grant for lead … Read More

PWSA Joins United for Infrastructure 2021

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A week of education and advocacy to raise awareness for our country’s infrastructure needs. Pittsburgh, PA — The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority is participating in the annual national advocacy and educational event, United for Infrastructure 2021, that takes place through May 14th. Across the country, businesses, labor organizations, and elected officials will come together to spread the message that the nation … Read More