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New Rates in September: What to Expect, What You Help Fund

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

After months of public and technical hearings that allow Philadelphia to transparently set rates for the water, sewer and stormwater services we provide, our customers will see changes on their September bills. The independent Water Rate Board officially approved new rates in July for the next two years....

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Want One of These Beauties? We WOODn’t Wait!

Friday, June 1, 2018  |  Brian Rademaekers

If you’ve been considering getting a wood downspout planter for your home through Philadelphia’s Rain Check program, now is the time to act! Beginning on July 1, 2018, the participant cost for the wood downspout planter will increase...

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Happy #WorldTurtleDay, Philly!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  Brian Rademaekers

The American Tortoise Rescue organization has hosted this special day all about our shelled friends for the last 17 years to help people “celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.” That mission strikes a cord with us because we often see (and occasionally interact with) turtles in our daily efforts to protect and improve Philadelphia waterways...

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