Pittsburgh Water And Sewer Authority Pleads Guilty To Violating Clean Water Act


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By: KDKA-TV News Staff


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority has pled guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.


The guilty plea was in connection to sludge discharged from the plant near Aspinwall into the Allegheny River.


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The sludge is a byproduct of treating the river water.


PWSA also admitted to making false statements.


Charges are still pending against a former PWSA employee, Glenn Lijewski.


Lijewski is being accused of being responsible for the discharge and false reports.