Tag: water
  • January

    Pittsburgh’s got grit, but Army Corps signs partnership agreement to help filter out the muck

    To combat the grit problem in the sewer systems, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District signed a partnership agreement with the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN), which will construct a grit chamber along Spring Garden Run, a neighborhood located in the northern area of Pittsburgh.
  • 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.
  • March

    Women of the Pittsburgh District: Jessa Farmer

    In celebration of Women's History Month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is highlighting several of the many women in the district whose talent and expertise support our communities and our nation. Today we had a conversation with Jessa Farmer, Pittsburgh District's Geotechnical and Water Resources Branch Chief about her experiences and what Women's History Month means to her.
  • January

    Pittsburgh District collaborates, remains vigilant against ice on the rivers

    When the rivers around Pittsburgh begin to freeze, a committee of experts assembles to respond.
  • December

    How water management works, all day, every day

    A football coach manages players. A restaurant manager oversees cooks, waiters and general staff. An air traffic controller manages planes coming and going through the sky. But who manages the nation’s waters?
  • September

    Underwater vehicles safeguard lives, improve efficiency for Pittsburgh District

    The newest underwater remote operated vehicle for the Pittsburgh District is equipped with a high-definition video and photo camera, a multibeam sonar, a claw that can rotate and grab objects, and thrusters that are twice as powerful as the previous version to pilot through stronger currents.
  • March

    Did you know?

    According to the United States Geological Service (USGS) formula, a cubic foot per second (CFS) of
  • August

    District provides flows for annual paddling event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Water Management Branch and Mahoning Creek Lake coordinated and provided additional water flow downstream of the dam, July 26.