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  • October

    Digging deeper: Geotechnical team drills down for purpose and discovery in their ‘boring’ jobs

    The geotechnical team boarded the barge before sunrise during a shift change. As they climbed aboard, the drilling crew met them with good news. “Looks like we’re ready to drill this morning,” the crew leader said.
  • February

    National Engineers Week: Creating the Future

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District celebrates National Engineers Week by featuring some of our own engineers who specialize in a range of disciplines, from civil design to hydraulics.
  • 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.
  • 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.