Nov 20: Advocacy opportunity at ALCOSAN meeting

Customers Urged to Attend the ALCOSAN Board Meeting and Demand a Less Costly Green Solution to the Sewage/Stormwater Overflow Problem

To ALCOSAN customers who want 'green' solutions in order to to avoid much higher water/sewage bills for Allegheny County's largest public works project ever.

The Clean Rivers Campaign urges you to attend the public meeting of the ALCOSAN Executive Board on Thursday. The Board is responsible for delivering safe drinking water to most of the residents of Allegheny County. The Board is also obliged under a Consent Decree with the Federal EPA to reduce the contamination of our rivers by overflowing sewage when storms hit our area. ALCOSAN’s initial proposal involving huge tunnel construction and other ‘grey’ solutions was dismissed by the EPA in January 2014.  That proposal would have cost ALCOSAN’S customers at least two billion dollars.

4:30 to 6:00 pm at 3300 Preble Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.  (412) 766-4810

Among other measures, the Clean Rivers Campaign demands that the ALCOSAN Board reject reliance on massive ‘grey’ solutions to the combined sewer overflow problem and turn instead to a host of ‘green solutions’ that will cost less, provide full-time careers for residents, and will enhance the quality of neighborhoods.

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