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  • July

    Balancing our region’s reservoir waters

    After a three-year-long evaluation, Col. Kimberly A. Peeples, commander of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, signed a congressionally approved and updated water control manual for the Mahoning River Basin.
  • January

    Beyond snow: How snowpack benefits reservoirs once it melts

    Snow offers immediate reservoir-recreational activities for those who love winter, but another benefit of snow extends well beyond the cold season.
  • November

    A tale of two dams: The quiet warrior and the gritty worker

    The brother and sister duo may seem quiet, but their work is hardly dormant. Their names are Conemaugh and Loyalhanna: two giants whose front gates are only eight miles apart. They both reside in the town of Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, with a population of roughly 700.
  • May

    Pittsburgh District cuts the ribbon on major reservoir completion project

    With the snip of three large scissors, 14 years of waiting finally ended for the residents of Elk County, Pennsylvania.
  • Working as Essential Personnel in a Pandemic

    Wake up, put on a pair boots, a hard hat and a life jacket: this is Kevin Bricker’s daily routine as he heads to work an 8-hour shift as a lock operator on the Allegheny River. That was until the coronavirus pandemic hit western Pennsylvania.
  • August

    Stonewall Jackson Lake brings Water Safety to JAKES Day

    Two rangers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Stonewall Jackson Dam attended the JAKES Day with the Stonewall Jackson Woodland Tracks Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation in Buckhannon, West Virginia, Aug. 20.
  • January

    Tionesta Lake Celebrates 75 years

    Tionesta Lake project staff hosted their 75th Anniversary Open house celebration, Jan. 9, at the Tionesta Lake Information Center.
  • February

    Automated instrumentation at Crooked Creek Dam

    The recent installation of vibrating wire sensors and data loggers on select piezometers Crooked Creek Dam near Ford City, Pennsylvania, will provide data on a much more frequent basis than is possible with manual readings.
  • November

    Geotech visits East Branch

    Tom Brown and Joe Premozic from the Geotechnical Engineering Section traveled to the U.S. Army Corps
  • June

    Kirwan partners with local police for kid’s fishing day

    On June 14, nearly 2000 people including more than 765 kids stormed the shores of Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir with a free fishing rod in one hand and donated bait in the other.