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What's the future of Philadelphia's waterways?

Wednesday, March 20, 2013  |  PublicRC

Wrapping up the Infill Philadelphia: Soak it Up! design initiative, special guest Eric Sanderson, director of the Mannahatta Project, will host a conversation on Thursday, March 21st about the future of urban waterways at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University....

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Water Sheds a Tear for Glen Abrams

Friday, March 15, 2013  |  MFritch

Glen Abrams, one of our original cast members, is moving on this week. He has played a major role in getting our Green City, Clean Waters initiative up and running and led countless other projects and partnerships....

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Tired of Dumping?

Thursday, February 21, 2013  |  PublicRC

311. That’s the number of tires PWD’s Waterways Restoration Team pulled out of Frankford Creek in early February....

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A Kickstart for Green Infrastructure

Wednesday, February 20, 2013  |  PublicRC

Innovative green stormwater infrastructure will help breathe new life into the historic Cynwyd Train Station! The Lower Merion Historical Society is working to raise money over the next month for a new multipurpose stormwater harvesting system for the 125-year old train station....

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