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!
October Board Meeting
Alcosan Wastewater Treatment Plant
Marshall Shadeland & Brighton Heights Annual Halloween Parade and Pumpkinfest Saturday, October 26.
10/26/19 12:30 pm
Do you love marching bands, firetrucks, police on horseback, ALCOSAN’s mascot, Frankie the Fish and children in costumes? Then you will love the Brighton Heights Citizen’s Federation Halloween Parade & Pumpkinfest. Several costume prizes will be given away at the end of the parade along with a candy goody bag, apple cider, cookies and children activities. Fun for the whole family!
Parade participants check in begins at 11:30 a.m. at Kunsak Funeral Home and parade begins at 12:30. Pumpkinfest Gates open at 1 p.m. at the Horace Mann Elementary Field, 2819 Shadeland Avenue.
Bounty Fall Festival – Upper St. Clair Township – Boyce Mayview Park
11/02/19 11:00 am
Celebrate the season of crisp air, fresh apples, and colorful leaves during the Annual Bounty Fall Fest! Family-friendly activities are available both indoors and outside; kids’ crafts, a petting zoo, community service tables, a baking contest, s’more making, live music, food trucks and vendors. Come out and cheer for your favorite mascot as you watch them compete in the apple sling shot contest. ALCOSAN’s Frankie the Fish is preparing for the competition by bending, stretching and weight lifting with his fins in anticipation of slinging the apples the furthest. Best attended community fall festival.