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Important Information…Drinking Water DRAFT Final Form Disinfection Requirements Rule

Drinking Water DRAFT Final Form Disinfection Requirements Rule Formal discussion of the draft final form regulation of the Disinfection Requirements Rule  will be taking place on Thursday, August 24th via the DEP Drinking Water Advisory committee (TAC – Small Water Systems Technical Assistance Center Board).  The Board will be providing comments at that time and […]

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Pennsylvania’s lawmakers look to streamline replacement of lead utility service lines By Liz Navratil and Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania’s lawmakers look to streamline replacement of lead utility service lines August 14, 2017 6:30 AM By Liz Navratil and Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2017/08/14/Pittsburgh-Water-and-Sewer-Authority-PWSA-home-water-line-repair-pa-state-budget/stories/201708140016   Amid the budget impasse enveloping Harrisburg this summer, legislators slipped into state spending bills language that would empower the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to help homeowners replace […]

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Lead line replacements could cost PWSA customers By Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lead line replacements could cost PWSA customers July 19, 2017 8:52 PM By Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Scores of Pittsburgh water customers saddled with lead service lines might not get a free ride, after all. Amended legislation this week from Mayor Bill Peduto’s office could leave some households to pay at least a […]

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WIFIA PROGRAM: EPA Selects 12 Projects to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans

WIFIA PROGRAM: EPA Selects 12 Projects to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans Loans will help improve water quality for 20 million Americans in rural, urban communities The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in nine states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. These potential applicants were selected […]

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Pennsylvania DEP to cite PWSA over failure to replace lead lines by Theresa Clift, Tribune-Review staff writer

Pennsylvania DEP to cite PWSA over failure to replace lead lines Theresa Clift | Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 5:39 a.m.   The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is preparing to cite Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for failing to replace the required amount of lead service lines by the June 30 deadline, PWSA Interim Director Robert […]

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