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Early Registration for the VUSP Stormwater Symposium is now open!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership Symposium will host over 50 concurrent technical presentations on all phases of stormwater management. This year’s symposium, “Stormwater from the Ground Up,” is the 7th of its kind to be held at Villanova and it boasts a plethora of speakers....

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Last Call For Philly Fishers!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013  |  PublicRC

Don't forget - the last day to register for this year's Philly Fun Fishing Fest is this Thursday, September 5th! The festival, which will take place this Saturday the 7th, is a catch and release event that doesn't require a fishing license....

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Upcoming - Green City, Clean Waters Info. Session

Thursday, August 29, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Water Department will hold the monthly Green City, Clean Water Information Session next Wednesday, September 11th, from 6pm to 7pm in the Municipal Services Building, 16th Floor, Room C. The Municipal Services Building is located at 1401 JFK Blvd, near City Hall....

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PWD Represented at the 2013 LID Symposium

Thursday, August 22, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Water Department is making waves! Earlier this week we mentioned Erik Haniman working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and today we’d like to feature, Maggie Wood, an Environmental Planner with the Public Affairs department....

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A Weekend for the Coast

Thursday, August 15, 2013  |  PublicRC

After you catch a couple of fish at Philly’s Fun Fishing Fest, head downtown for the 2013 Pennsylvania Coast Day, part of the WHYY Connections Festival. This is a free, fun day that the entire family can enjoy!...

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Last TTF Block Party TONIGHT

Wednesday, July 31, 2013  |  PublicRC

Tonight the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership will host their final block party! Free water ice and soft pretzels, as well as nature walks, hands-on activities and educational opportunities will be in abundance!...

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Vote for the Next Spokesdog -- Only Three Days Left!

Monday, July 29, 2013  |  PublicRC

et your votes in! The Spokesdog Competition closes on Thursday, July 31st. Be sure to cast your vote here, up to one vote per hour, until Thursday. The top 15 dogs from both Fitler Square and University City will be nominated to participate in a Community Competition Day! After each day, a Spokesdog will be crowned for their respective neighborhood!...

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Submit Your Stormwater Control Project!

Friday, July 26, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative (T-VSSI) is now accepting submittals of stormwater control projects for the 2013 Stormwater BMP (Best Management Practices) Recognition Program award....

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