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House passes bill to put water authority under PUC oversight

“The speed is a real problem for us. We would like a little more time to figure out just what PUC oversight would mean and how to make this bill work for PWSA ratepayers in the best way possible,” said Aly Shaw, an organizer with the Our Water Campaign, a coalition including Pittsburgh United, the Sierra Club and the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network. It advocates for publicly controlled water.

Advisory team to oversee possible PWSA restructuring

Advisory team to oversee possible PWSA restructuring

Mayor Bill Peduto’s office announced Tuesday that the Infrastructure Management Group will manage a possible restructuring of the utility. Several nonprofits formed the Our Water Campaign earlier this year to make sure the PWSA stays a public utility. “Our...