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Attend the 2014 Watersheds Congress!

Monday, January 27, 2014  |  PublicRC

The 2014 Watersheds Congress along the Schuylkill River will be held on March 15th at the West Campus of Montgomery County Community College in Pottstown, Pennsylvania....

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The Schuylkill is Making Waves!

Monday, January 13, 2014  |  PublicRC

Once considered one of the most heavily-polluted rivers in our country, the Schuylkill has made a major comeback, earning the title of 2014 Pennsylvania River of the Year!...

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Our Philly Watersheds Blog is Making a Splash!

Friday, January 3, 2014  |  PublicRC

Donna Vincent Roa brought together an evaluation team to find out the top water blogs of 2013. In their research, the team found that there were over 500 million blogs on the web, and identified about 250 that focused on water....

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The Green Edge

Tuesday, December 31, 2013  |  PublicRC

As many of you know, many communities and cities, including Philadelphia, are now looking towards green infrastructure as a cost-effective solution to manage stormwater. However, what some might not know is that these new green spaces can also generate revenue in our neighborhoods and communities....

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Family Holiday Pop-Up Activities

Thursday, December 19, 2013  |  PublicRC

Trying to find something exciting for the family during the holidays? Look no further! The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center will have family holiday pop-up activities starting this weekend!...

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