ALCOSAN and You:  Working Together for Clean Water

Water. It’s our most precious natural resource. At ALCOSAN we believe our mission and our purpose is clear. That’s why we’re working hard everyday to provide you, our customer, with cost-effective, environmentally conscious wastewater treatment that protects the public’s health while enhancing usage of our natural resources.

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Subcommittee Created to Develop Customer Assistance Program
ALCOSAN's Board of Directors has created a subcommittee to work with ALCOSAN staff to develop a Customer Assistance Program (CAP) for low income ratepayers.  To learn more, visit the ALCOSAN Media Room.

Community Discussions
ALCOSAN conducted a series of community discussions on January 28-29 to provide an update on the Wet Weather Plan and the status of regulatory negotiations.  You can now watch the January 29th meeting here - recorded in its entirety on the ALCOSAN campus - via ALCOSAN's official YouTube channel.

2015 Summer Science Camp
Registration for our 2015 Summer Science Camp sessions is now closed, but you can still find general camp information and session details for registered campers on our Summer Science page!

2015 Board of Directors Meeting Dates  
The 2015 schedule for meeting dates of ALCOSAN's public Board of Directors meetings are now posted.  To view the schedule, visit our
Board of Directors page.

ALCOSAN Creates Communications Division; 
Jeanne Clark Hired as Public Information Officer

ALCOSAN today created an expanded communications division, and hired Jeanne K. Clark as public information officer. The new division will include community, municipal, and customer outreach; public relations and marketing; government relations; scholastic programs; media relations; and social media. For more information, visit our Media Room.

ALCOSAN Announces Four-Year Rate Structure
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) announced today that they have created a four year rate structure which will help residents, businesses and the Authority better prepare for the future.   For full information, visit our
Media Room

ALCOSAN Participates in Major Green Initiative:
A joint project of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, ALCOSAN, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, and the City of Pittsburgh will result in two pilot projects in the Panther Hollow Watershed designed to manage and minimize runoff naturally through a variety of green infrastructure design components. For complete information, visit our
Media Room.

EPA Response to ALCOSAN Extension Request:
The Environmental Protection Agency has provided a response to ALCOSAN's proposed Consent Decree schedule change for green infrastructure/flow reduction evaluation.  Related correspondence is available for review

ALCOSAN Draft Wet Weather Plan:  
The ALCOSAN Draft Wet Weather Plan was submitted to the three regulatory agencies on January 29, 2013.   For further details, click

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Upcoming Events

ALCOSAN Public Board of Directors Meeting - Thursday, September 25, 2015
(No August meeting)

ALCOSAN Open House - September 19, 2015

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Official Press Releases

Pups 4 Clean Water to Launch at Pup Crawl 2015

Pups will lead the way to cleaner water when the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) launches Pups 4 Clean Water at "Pup Crawl 2015: The Big Sit!" on Saturday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. on the Roberto Clement Bridge in Pittsburgh.

Subcommittee Appointed to Develop Customer Assistance Program (3/26/15)

John Weinstein, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, today created a subcommittee of the board to work with ALCOSAN staff to develop a comprehensive program to provide assistance to low income ratepayers throughout the ALCOSAN service territory.

Project to keep 1.7 million gallons of stormwater out of sewers and streams (8/21/14)

Representatives of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN), Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) today joined with U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle; Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s Chief of Staff Kevin Acklin; and Pittsburgh City Council member Corey O’Connor to showcase two green rain water management projects in Schenley Park.

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