Pittsburgh Rivers & Waterways – June 29, 6:30pm

Pittsburgh Rivers & Waterways – A History of our Rivers and Managing its Highs and Lows.

  • Learn how we are one of the most water rich areas in the world.
  • How did Pittsburgh become First in the Nation in Inland Navigation?  First in Flood damage reduction?
  • What’s the story behind some of the Great Floods in the Pittsburgh area?
  • Why are droughts and acid mine degraded streams no longer an issue for us?

Join us for this history of water in our area! THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT. PLEASE REGISTER.

About the presenter:

Professor Werner C. Loehlein, PE, PLS, DWRE worked for the Army Corps of Engineers for over 44 years. He has worked on many major water management, reservoir, water quality and navigation projects in the Pittsburgh area. He is a co-author of the book Engineering Pittsburgh: a History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges and More and now lectures at the University of Pittsburgh.