David Hess Why Has Pittsburgh Had So Many Boil Water Advisories? By Margaret J. Krauss • Feb 20, 2018 Margaret J. Krauss / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 5:38 Boil water advisories are a pain. But they can be an important indicator of what’s happening with Pennsylvania’s water. Here's what those service interruptions are and aren't telling us. The water main on Penn Avenue in Lawrenceville broke late on a Thursday evening in January. Former DEP Secretary Offers Recommendations For Restoring PA As Environmental Leader By Essential Pittsburgh • Jun 6, 2016 Jonathan Lin / flickr Listen Listening... / 13:18 Among the recent environmental news coming out of Harrisburg, former Pennsylvania DEP secretary David Hess says the Commonwealth isn’t focused on the real issue: how to restore PA as a leader in environmental preservation. He’s laid out ten opportunities for leadership in a post on his blog and joins us from Harrisburg with his perspective.