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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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Two Rivers One Water

Friday, May 30, 2014  |  PublicRC

It’s summer time! What could be better than spending your summer outside in warm weather, then cooling off with a refreshing glass of cold water?...

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Fish Food for Thought

Friday, May 23, 2014  |  PaulF

PWD's Lance Butler and Joe Perillo were working last week and found this very large striped bass. Pretty amazing to see aquatic life like this from a river that was once too polluted to support it....

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