May 8, 2017 -- An early morning electrical outage caused a temporary pump failure at the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority's (PWSA) Bruecken Pump Station. The pump was restarted shortly after the outage and the water system has returned to normal operations.
The temporary pump outage may result in discolored water for some customers in northern areas of the City of Pittsburgh. Despite the discoloration, the water meets all drinking water quality standards. If you experience brown or discolored water, PWSA recommends that you: