ALCOSAN proudly celebrates 60 years!
Before ALCOSAN’s treatment plant went into operation on April 30, 1959, raw sewage and industrial waste flowed directly into the region’s rivers and streams. Take a look at how the plant was built as we celebrate six decades of continuous operation and plan for the future.
Become 3 Rivers Proud
Want to know when overflows are affecting our waterways?
What are overflows?
During rainstorms and heavy snowmelt, too much water enters the ALCOSAN system, triggering overflows of diluted untreated wastewater into the rivers.
Remove it. Hold it. Move it. Treat it.
Discover the four ways to manage overflows caused by excess rainwater:
How much wastewater does ALCOSAN treat?
Up to 250,000,000 gallons a day. That’s 5,000,000 50-gallon bathtubs!
June Board Meeting
Alcosan Wastewater Treatment Plant
Kennywood’s Kidsfest – June 27 – 28
06/27/19 10:00 am -
It is always good to be a kid at Kennywood, but it’s taken up several notches for KidsFest Your little ones can meet their favorite superheroes, royalty, puppies and pals! On Friday, June 28 at 1 p.m. enjoy a special character meet-and greet event, fun kid-friendly activities, and the Kennywood lineup of fantastic family rides. Stop and get your photo taken with ALCOSAN’s Frankie the Fish who will be joining in on all the fun.
Kick Off Parade & Opening Ceremonies Crafton Borough Celebrates America Weekend
06/28/19 6:30 pm -
The annual Crafton Borough Celebrates America will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28 with a parade from Bradford Avenue to Crafton Park. Give a shout out to ALCOSAN’s mascot, “Frankie the Fish,” as he passes you along the parade route. Opening ceremonies launches Celebrations of America and will feature live music by the band “Trainwreck.” Family fun-filled activities will continue in the park throughout the weekend including, children activities, games raffles, food, tables by visiting and local vendors, rock climbing, live music and fireworks. Visit the event website for a schedule of activities.