PWSA Announces Expansion To Free Lead Line Replacement Program

 connects the new pipe with a test pipe as he works on lead pipe replacement
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is expanding the free lead line replacement program.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved the income limit expansion from 250% of the Federal Poverty Level to 300%, allowing more customers to have their lead service lines replaced at no cost.

We increased the limit for income-qualified free lead line replacements from 250% of the federal poverty level to 300%.

— Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority (@pgh2o) February 10, 2020

So far, only $800,000 of the $1.8 million allotment has been used.

 If you think you might qualify, call Dollar Energy to begin the process at 866-762-2348. You can also click here for more information


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