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Notes From The LID Symposium

Tuesday, September 27, 2011  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Low Impact Development Symposium kicked off yesterday with a keynote presentation by Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner Howard Neukrug; the speech focused on Philly's green infrastructure, its relationship to recent flooding conditions, and PWD's focus on helping low-income customers manage stormwater....

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Fishing Fest Postponed...Again

Friday, September 23, 2011  |  MFritch

Sorry, folks—the 2011 Philly Fun Fishing Fest has again been postponed due to rain. Make-up date to be determined; we'll post rescheduling information as soon as we can....

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PARK(ing) Shots

Tuesday, September 20, 2011  |  MFritch

Meetings were held. Lunches were eaten. Books were browsed. PARK(ing) Day 2011 was a huge success throughout Philadelphia, as approximately 30 organizations installed temporary parks in metered parking spaces on Friday....

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Porous Repouring At Waterview Rec Center

Tuesday, September 20, 2011  |  MFritch

A portion of the porous concrete sidewalk in front of East Germantown's Waterview Recreation Center was replaced yesterday; the surface of the sidewalk was spalling, or breaking apart....

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Free PARK(ing) at 12th and Arch

Friday, September 16, 2011  |  MFritch

Happy PARK(ing) Day—today, nearly 1,000 metered parking spaces in more than 30 countries are being turned into temporary open public spaces....

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