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Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, July 10, 2014  |  PublicRC

Do you live near Tacony Creek Park? Join the Tookany-Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership as they host free block parties across your community July 15th – July 17th from 5pm to 7pm....

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Greened Acre Retrofit Program Grant (GARP) Seminar

Wednesday, July 2, 2014  |  PublicRC

PWD’s newest business assistance grant program encourages stormwater project aggregation! Join the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) on Monday, July 21st from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at 1101 Market St, 11th floor conference room to learn more about the newly launched Greened Acre Retrofit Program Grant (GARP)....

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Tally the Votes

Wednesday, June 25, 2014  |  PublicRC

They’re fluffy. They’re playful. They’re man’s Philly Water’s best friend. It’s that time of year again – PWD is hosting the 2014 Spokesdog Competition, so bark your calendars!...

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Marking Our Territory

Wednesday, June 18, 2014  |  PublicRC

Look out for new street art under your feet! As part of the Green City, Clean Waters art contest, students from K-12 illustrated ways we can keep pollution out of our storm drains....

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William Dick School Opens Community Playground

Thursday, June 12, 2014  |  PublicRC

Just in time for summer break, the City of Philadelphia with the Trust for Public Land unveiled a new playground at William Dick Elementary on Tuesday. Residents of North Philadelphia now have the opportunity to spend their days outside at the new schoolyard located on Diamond Street near 24th....

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