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Call for Nominations - Pittsburgh Post Annual Awards

During our Holiday luncheon in December 2020, the Pittsburgh Post intends to present three (3) annual awards:
-Professional of the Year,
-Outstanding Project of the Year, and 
-Young Professional of the Year

description of these awards and the application forms are contained HERE. For consideration by the awards committee, kindly complete a nomination form and return by September 25, 2020 to robert.davis@tetratech.com.

Thank you for taking the opportunity to recognize your outstanding Pittsburgh Post colleagues!

Post holds virtual Cybersecurity Training

L. Chris N. Shepherd, PMP, CVI and Natalie Bruer, PMP, AOS from Gannett Fleming, Inc. provided a discussion of  critical infrastructure interdependencies and cybersecurity considerations.

The event was held as a virtual Post event.

The presentation slides are available HERE.

February Luncheon Presentation (ALCOSAN) Available

The February luncheon presentation from ALCOSAN is available.  Thank you to Arletta Scott Williams, Executive Director for joining us.


CLICK HERE to be directed to all our past presentations.

January Luncheon Presentation Available
January Luncheon Presentation Available

Thank you to Dr. Aurora Sharrard, Director of Sustainability at the University of Pittsburgh for joining us!  Her presentation is available at he following link:


Photos from the luncheon, including Officer Installation, RVP Medal and the January Luncheon Speaker are available  HERE


2020 SAME High School STEM Camp Applications Open!
2020 SAME High School STEM Camp Applications Open!

Don't miss this opportunity-  2020 Engineering & Construction Camp applications are OPEN!!  Please share with interested high school students!

CLICK HERE for our dedicated STEM page with information and link to registration.


SAME Pittsburgh Post is proud to provide scholarships to area students to attend STEM camps.

2020 SAME Engineering and Construction Camps:
June 14-20, 2020: US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
June 24-30, 2020: US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
June 21-27, 2020: US Navy STEM, Port Hueneme, CA
July 19-25, 2020: Scott Air Force Base, Scott AFB, IL

Did You Miss the November Luncheon? The Presentation is available!
Did You Miss the November Luncheon?  The Presentation is available!

If you are interested in a copy of the November Luncheon Presentation, Three Rivers Hydropower, by Rye Development please look to our Past Presentations.

Photos from the luncheon are available here.




SAME Webinar: "Emerging Water Quality Challenges for Military Installations & Potential Solutions"

The SAME Energy and Sustainability COI will host a webinar on November 5, 2019 at 12 noon EST titled: "Emerging Water Quality Challenges for Military Installations & Potential Solutions" .


We will discuss the growing threat to public health from unsafe water cannot be overstated.  Whether the contamination is from lead, bacteria, or chemicals, all water systems can impose health risks.  These threats arise from flaws in the supply systems serving military installations, or from causes emerging from plumbing and mechanical systems within military facilities.  This webinar lays out the pathway for facility managers, contractors, and water utility suppliers to assess and manage risks and ensure water quality to protect all personnel who work or live on or near U.S. military installations.




Kurt Steenhoek – International Representative for Plumbing, United Association, Denver, CO.

Gerard Waites – Legislative & Policy Legal Counsel, O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue Law Firm, Washington, DC

Chris Carter – Vice President of Service, Murphy Company, St. Louis, MO.

Rich Benkowski - Training Specialist, United Association International Training Fund, Annapolis, MD


To learn more about the webinar you can click here .

To register for the webinar you can click here .

21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition
21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition
The 21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition, January 18, 2020, the theme for which is, “Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow!”  

SAME plans to participate again as Pre-Competition Day and Competition Day Judges and Volunteers to assist with the Future City Competition at the Carnegie Science Center, the descriptions for each opportunity can be found on the Future City website here

If interested, please contact Jim Daleyjdaley@crawfordcs.com

Do You Have an Energy or Water Sustainability Story for SAME TME?
If you have a great project success story to tell about energy and/or the water energy nexus the SAME journal, “The Military Engineer” will have an energy focused issue in March/April of 2020. This is a great opportunity to let our fellow engineers and scientists know of your great work on innovative approaches to improve energy resilience and reliability for our military or other federal agencies. Proposals for an article are due on November 12 and final manuscripts are due on December 19, 2019.  Writer guidelines for the SAME TME at located here.  We look forward to seeing some great project success stories in the TME Energy Issue!

Award Presentation - 2018 Project of the Year
Award Presentation - 2018 Project of the Year

Members of SAME Pittsburgh Post presented the award for Outstanding Project of the Year - 2018 to US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District and WSP for their work on the Temporary Power Project – Puerto Rico. 

Pictured (L to R):

Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr.
Col. Andrew "Coby" Short
Tim Kyper, P.E.
Robert Davis


Outstanding Project of the Year
Outstanding Project of the Year