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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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EarthFest Celebration

Monday, April 28, 2014  |  PublicRC

Friday, April 25th marked the 12th anniversary of Temple University, Ambler’s EarthFest Celebration.This campus-wide celebration of Earth Day is dedicated to spread awareness on ways of being environmental friendly and the different methods of sustainability....

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Energy Awareness Festival at the Navy Yard

Friday, April 25, 2014  |  PublicRC

As part of our week-long celebration of Earth Day, PWD joined other utilities and non-profits at the Energy Awareness Festival on Thursday. Taking place on the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard, the festival included representatives from The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), the Clean Air Council, Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), and more!...

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