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The Clean Water Bargain: Our Two Cents

Tuesday, June 19, 2012  |  MFritch

As we mentioned in our previous post comparing Philadelphia Water Department rates to those of neighboring utilities, the average Philadelphian uses about 600 cubic feet or almost 4,500 gallons....

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PWD Answers: What's on the Mysterious Island in the Middle of the Schuykill?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012  |  MFritch

The Philly Watersheds Blog would like to take a siesta from the incessant posting of spokesdog photos to direct your attention toward a recent post on City Paper's Naked City blog. Writer Isaiah Thompson asks PWD's Chris Crockett and Adam Levine: What's the story behind the little island in the middle of the Schuylkill?...

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Saturday: Northern Liberties Spokesdog Competition

Thursday, June 7, 2012  |  MFritch

It's like awards season for dogs: Last weekend, Queen Village crowned Joey Bag-o-Donuts as its ambassadog, and this weekend, Northern Liberties will hold its judging and awards ceremony on Saturday, June 9 at 3:00 p.m. at Liberty Lands....

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