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Pittsburgh water rates could increase nearly 60% over next 3 years

(UI) — In order to continue funding its plans for infrastructure upgrades, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has submitted a request to state regulators for a rate increase of over 60% over the upcoming three years.

Virginia piloting underground technology to assist in locating parking spots

(UI) — The three-year pilot project aims to improve the user experience for metered parking spaces in two key commercial-residential corridors in Arlington, Va. The pilot will use underground sensors to provide real-time occupancy information for each of the parking spaces included in the project area.

Pittsburgh sees surge in service disconnections, number of utility customers struggling to pay bills

(UI) — According to data gathered by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission over the past year, both the number of utility customers in Pennsylvania who are having financial difficulties making their payments and the number of service disconnections that are not related to payments have grown.