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The Pittsburgh District Public Affairs Office interacts with representatives of the media as a resource providing information regarding what the Corps of Engineers does for the region, expert commentary in an array of engineering fields for local issues, and general knowledge.

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Pittsburgh’s got grit, but Army Corps signs partnership agreement to help filter out the muck
1/12/2023
To combat the grit problem in the sewer systems, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh...
After 40 years on the water, a change of course
12/22/2022
After 40 combined years of federal service in the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Army Corps of...
Larry the Lock
12/21/2022
"Larry the Lock" is an illustrated children's book produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

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Latest News Releases

Pittsburgh District to partner with Allegheny County Sanitary Authority for $4.3 million project
1/10/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will sign a partnership agreement with the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) to construct a grit chamber along Spring Garden as part of a $4.3 million environmental infrastructure project in Pittsburgh, Jan. 11. Click here to read the full release.
Water Resources Development Act of 2022 authorizes Pittsburgh District additional projects for civil works and studies to benefit water infrastructure
1/6/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District received new and increased authorizations to support water infrastructure and civil works projects within its 26,000 square-mile region with the approval of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022, signed into law by President Joe Biden. Click here to read the full release.
Corps to host third annual Eagle Fest at Shenango River Lake
1/3/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, in partnership with the Shenango River Watchers, will host the third annual Eagle Fest at Shenango River Lake, Jan. 7. Community members are invited to attend at the Chestnut Run Swim Beach at 500 Saranac Drive (SRSR 846), Transfer, PA 16150. The event will start at 9 a.m. with a presentation by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Click here to read the full release.

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Video by Michel Sauret
Job Opportunities: Lock Operator for the Pittsburgh District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District
Jan. 4, 2023 | 0:37
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District offers job opportunities for lock operators. Work on the rivers every day! Support navigation, help recreators and help the economy moving! Rapid growth opportunities. Interact with the public. Take on a job with security and predictable hours. Salaries start at $26.70 per hour, but you can earn $80,000 or more annually with overtime and holiday pay. We offer relocation opportunities, low-cost health and dental insurance and retirement packages, plus two weeks or more of paid vacation annually. No degree requirements to start out! All applicants must pass a physical health and security screening. You must have a good work ethics and be able to work in inclement weather. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video by Michel Sauret)
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