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!
November Board Meeting
Alcosan Wastewater Treatment Plant
Girls on the Run Fall 5K – North Park
11/24/19 8:00 am
Come out to show your support and cheer the participants in the Girls on the Run 5K race in North Park by the swimming pool area. This 5K run celebrates their passage through a 10-week program where each person develops new skills that encourages positive emotional, social, mental, and physical development. Family, friends and local mascots; including ALCOSAN’s Frankie the Fish, will be cheering them all on from start to the finish line.
2019 Historic Steel Valley Christmas Parade
12/07/19 12:00 pm
Welcome the start of holiday season with family, friends, and neighbors at the annual Historical Steel Valley parade in Homestead at 12 noon. This is one of the best holiday parades of the season! Filled with marching bands, girls and boys’ scout troops, a silk dance team, floats, antique cars, funny clowns and civil war reenactors. Musicians and locale mascots; including t-Rex and ALCOSAN’s Frankie the Fish will be joining the parade festivities.
Mayor Betty Esper of Homestead will be your MC announcing all highlights during the parade. Enjoy some hot chocolates as you wait to catch a glimpse of Santa and Mrs. Clause in their sleigh.