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Things to do with the Philadelphia Water Department and our partners + fellow advocates for our waterways.

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Greened Acre Retrofit Program Grant (GARP) Seminar

Wednesday, July 2, 2014  |  PublicRC

PWD’s newest business assistance grant program encourages stormwater project aggregation! Join the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) on Monday, July 21st from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at 1101 Market St, 11th floor conference room to learn more about the newly launched Greened Acre Retrofit Program Grant (GARP)....

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Uncover the Green Competition Results

Wednesday, April 16, 2014  |  PaulF

The first round of judging in the Uncover the Green competition is completed! Several weeks ago, the Philadelphia Water Department launched Uncover the Green. This exciting design competition challenged Philadelphia’s undergraduate and graduate students; to design a medallion to represent Philadelphia’s new green storm water tools, as well as a second design for new manhole covers....

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Rain Barrel Workshops are Coming Up!

Thursday, April 10, 2014  |  PublicRC

The Philadelphia Water Department and the Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA) are providing free rain barrels to Philadelphians. Rain barrels work by capturing stormwater through disconnected downspouts that collect rain water from roofs. Water that flows into the rain barrel can then be used for irrigating our gardens, window boxes and and lawn watering....

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Healthy Trails 5K

Tuesday, April 8, 2014  |  ChrisA

The TTF watershed Partnership, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Philadelphia Water Department, and Scattergood Foundation are proud to present the 2nd annual Healthy Trails 5K Run/Walk in Tacony Creek Park....

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Fishin' Around

Tuesday, March 11, 2014  |  PublicRC

Ever wonder what kinds of fish are fishin’ around in the Schuylkill River? Take a peek into the underwater world at the Fairmount Water Works’ lab to learn how fish can be biological indicators of the health of the river....

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Greening Philadelphia: Short Films Screenings at Temple University

Wednesday, February 26, 2014  |  PublicRC

GreenTreks is sharing stories that change the world! GreenTreks, a Philadelphia based non-profit communications firm, created some recent shorts focusing on the exciting neighborhood greening programs that are changing the face of the City and improving the quality of our waterways....

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