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
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!
33rd Annual Mascot Skate – Schenley Park Ice Rink
02/01/20 1:30 pm
Local Pittsburgh mascots will be taking to the ice at the Schenley Park ice rink from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join the fun and skate along with your favorite mascot. Don’t skate, you can still come out and meet your favorite mascot off the rink for a photo. Lots of dancing and fun for the whole family in the park with the beautiful view of the city of Pittsburgh.