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PWD Updates Development Regulations

Tuesday, February 11, 2014  |  MWood

Every time land is developed in Philadelphia we can improve the water quality in our rivers and streams. Since 2006, PWD has been regulating some private land development in the City....

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Philly Green Opportunities

Wednesday, February 5, 2014  |  PublicRC

Join the Tookany/Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) for breakfast and coffee! Next Tuesday, on February 11th, TTF will host an information and networking breakfast....

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Residential Stormwater RFP Opportunity

Monday, February 3, 2014  |  MWood

The Philadelphia Water Department recently posted a request for proposal (RFP) for the management of two of our residential stormwater programs: Rain Check and Rain Barrels....

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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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