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!
South Fayette Community Day in Fairview Park August 24
08/24/19 11:00 am
A Community Day not to be missed! Free admission; free activities including zip line, a Ninja warrior course, inflatable amusement games and petting zoo; a raffle; a full schedule of free live entertainment on three stages and much more. 100 vendors and community groups will be on hand for guests to visit. There will be something for everyone! Visit the ALCOSAN table and learn how you can become 3 Rivers Proud.
Check out their website for the full list of activities and live entertainment.
Edgewood Community Day Koenig Field August 24
08/24/19 12:00 pm
Join the fun at Edgewood Community Day featuring live music from local artists, childrens’ activities, spin art, bouncy house, crafts, boy scouts badge achievement demo, raffles and games of chance. Support your local Volunteer Fire Department by purchasing a meal from their menu of grilled chicken, corn, hot dogs and coleslaw. Area food trucks will also be on site. Visit booths from local organizations to get information on area business and service industries. Visit ALCOSAN’s table to see what not to flush down the toilet and how you can become 3 Rivers Proud.
The evening closes with a performance by the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra and fireworks! There’s something for everyone.
Apples and Honey Fall Festival at the Waterfront in Homestead – September 8
09/08/19 10:00 am
Be sure to come to the Apples and Honey Festival for a family friendly fun-filled afternoon of crafts, activities, bouncy house, sensory-friendly baby activities, entertainment, food, mascot appearances and much more! Free and open to the public of all ages. Get your photo with ALCOSAN’s Frankie the Fish who will be joining in on all the fun.