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Iodine-131: A Panel Discussion

Monday, June 13, 2011  |  MFritch

Iodine-131 has been in the news lately, and PWD has been busy responding to media inquiries. Now is your chance to ask your own questions and voice concerns:...

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Art In The Open

Wednesday, June 8, 2011  |  MFritch

The French call it en plein air—painting outdoors. But Monet and Renoir would scarcely recognize Philly's version of it....

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That's Why They Call It Brewerytown

Wednesday, June 8, 2011  |  MFritch

Sold-out event tonight at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center: The Breweries of Brewerytown and Vicinity, a presentation by historian Rich Wagner....

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Meet Our New Best Friends

Tuesday, May 31, 2011  |  MFritch

When we put out a call to find Philly Water's Best Friend, more than 85 dogs answered and thousands (yes, thousands!) of votes were cast online....

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The Big Green Block

Tuesday, May 31, 2011  |  Brian.R

Philadelphia Water continues to work with a coalition of local nonprofits and community groups on the Big Green Block, a multi-component sustainability project at and around Shissler Recreation Center and the Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts....

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Our Solar System

Tuesday, May 24, 2011  |  MFritch

In April, the City of Philadelphia unveiled its first solar photovoltaic system (above), located at PWD's Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant....

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