Dry For Centuries, Water To Flow Again In Highland Park’s Heth’s Run

JUL 4, 2016 

90.5 WESA

At the south end of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium parking lot is a small access road with a sign reading “Do Not Enter.” Beyond that is a big gravel parking lot, mostly used for overflow parking during large zoo events and as a staging area and storage space for the Department of Public Works.

More than a century ago, a stream known as Heth’s Run flowed through this area all the way to the Allegheny River, according Susan Rademacher, parks curator with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy... Read the full article