Category Archives: Ohio River Basin – Western PA

Area Partnerships Protecting Water From The Source

By DEANNA GARCIA After nearly a year of study and work from water suppliers, state officials, environmental groups and others, a plan has been announced to protect drinking water from its source – the rivers. The River Alert Information Network (RAIN) … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

( 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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New website to detail Pittsburgh-region river quality

Improvements to 29 monitoring stations will allow people who use the rivers  in the region to get real-time data about the quality of the water, the  Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority announced Monday. A partnership between the River Alert Information … Continue reading

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