Pittsburgh Rivers & Waterways–September 15, 1:30pm

In these days of droughts and floods, join Professor Werner C. Loehlein, retired from the Army Corps of Engineers, to learn how Pittsburgh is one of the most water-rich areas in the world. Learn about how the glaciers transformed this area, how rivers run ‘north’, what causes flooding, how the Ohio River got its name, and more.


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.