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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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PWD Offering Decorative Rain Barrels

Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  PublicRC

The Philadelphia Water Department is offering rain barrels to local businesses, libraries, and any faith-based sites, free of charge for both the barrel and installation process!...

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Uncover the Green Winner Announced!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014  |  PublicRC

Congratulations to Lauren Hoover, a Tyler School of Art undergraduate, who won the top prize for the medallion design competition! Lauren’s Uncover the Green design recognizes the history and integrity of the City’s existing infrastructure (our sewer pipes) and acknowledges our urban setting with a nod to the green path that we’re on to clean up our creeks and rivers....

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