PWSA was honored to host students from Pittsburgh Public Schools at the Water Treatment Plant recently as part of our Explore & Tour a Career in Water initiative. This program – led by Melody Carter-Frye, PWSA’s Workforce Development Manager – gives students a glimpse into the variety of career paths available in water, infrastructure, and the professional trades.
As part of their visit, students were led step-by-step through our water treatment process. Along the way, they learned how each of our dedicated water production employees play a part in our delivery of approximately 70 million gallons of drinking water every day, even getting to meet and talk with some of these individuals.
At PWSA, our treatment system is operational 24/7/365. The treatment plant employs utility workers, inspectors, equipment operators, service technicians, scientists who work in our accredited laboratory, and environmental safety and compliance professionals who collectively ensure the water produced is of the highest quality and meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements.
PWSA is happy to open the door to local students to show them the variety of rewarding careers available in the water, infrastructure, and public services spaces.