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!
Etna Public Safety Awareness/Pine Creek Day
03/23/19 1:00 pm
What if, there was emergency; fire in your home, natural disaster, flooding from streams or someone experiencing a heart attack, would you know what to do? Are you prepared? Do you have a plan? Does your community have a plan? Get the facts and information to learn how you can develop a plan to protect yourself and your family where you live. Stop by and speak with borough officials, local police, American Red Cross team, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ staff about being prepared for an emergency. You can also sign up to receive ALCOSAN’s “SOAK” alerts and be notified of overflow contamination in the rivers.
March Board Meeting
2019 Pittsburgh Earth Day Market Square
04/19/19 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Market Square will be the hub of Eco friendly booths where local business and organization are dedicated in inspiring, educating and celebrating sustainability within Pittsburgh. Stop at the ALCOSAN booth and learn how they are committed to environmental stewardship in their daily operation in wastewater collection and treatment. From green initiatives in their energy recovery process to the beneficial uses of wastewater residuals. Learn how you can become a part of the global movement in protecting the earth.