Webcasts & Blogs

Webcasts & Blogs

Additional online resources provided by Local Government Academy include our program webcasts. These free past courses are available on our LGA Online page.

Clean Water: 3RWW Municipal Data Support Tool:

This tool offered by Three Rivers Wet Weather, allows for users to locate sewer and other water related information geospatially through an intuitive mapping interface. In this video John W. Schombert, executive director of Three Rivers Wet Weather, provides a tutorial for using the tool.

Clean Water: ALCOSAN Wet Weather Plan:

In this video, John Schombert of Three Rivers Wet Weather and Rick Minsterman of Gateway Engineers, provide a summary of the important information laid out in ALCOSAN Wet Weather Plan.

 Managing Marcellus: Series on Regulations, Pipelines, and Community Impacts:

In 2012, LGA launched the Managing Marcellus training series in partnership with Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission. Since then, multiple programs have been held, focusing on a number of topics designed to help local elected officials manage the impacts of Marcellus Shale development on their communities.

SDA: Environmental Advisory Council 101

Sustainable Development Academy programs are a joint effort of Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh focused on the important role local governments have in advancing the sustainability of the communities they serve.