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Soak It Up Cafe: Now Accepting Reservations

Tuesday, September 18, 2012  |  PaulF

Join the Philadelphia Water Department at the Soak it Up Café for this year’s Park(ing) Day on Friday, September 21st from 9:30-5:00. Park(ing) Day is an annual, international event where metered parking spaces are converted into temporary public parks for the day....

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Fishing Fest Registration Closes Today

Tuesday, September 4, 2012  |  webmaster

Don't let the deadline to register for the 2012 Philly Fun Fishing Fest "bass" you by—today is the last day to sign up for the free event on Saturday, September 8 on the Schuylkill Banks from 7-11 a.m....

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Free Movie Night!

Monday, August 13, 2012  |  PaulF

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Cobbs Creek free movie night featuring The Lorax....

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Literally, Breaking News

Tuesday, August 7, 2012  |  PaulF

Pipes, mains, lines – these water infrastructure words have been a hot topic in the Philadelphia news the past few weeks....

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Monday, July 9: PWD Rates Hearing

Friday, July 6, 2012  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Water Department recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning October 1, 2012 to maintain the City’s top-quality drinking water distribution, alleviate flooding, meet regulatory requirements and improve the quality of local rivers and streams....

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