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Posted inPittsburgh water crisis and turnaround

Part 12 — A timeline of events that led the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority into and out of crisis

1984: Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority [PWSA] was created under the state’s Municipal Authorities Act to refurbish infrastructure across the system but the water department is still run by the city. 1995: The city transfers its water employees to PWSA and leases its water lines to the authority for $101 million over 30 years. PWSA […]