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

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UPDATE: Final Public Input Hearing Announced for Proposed Rate Change

Friday, February 12, 2016  |  Brian.R

UPDATE: A final Public Input Hearing for the proposed 2016-17 rate change will take place Thursday, April 7 at 8:30 a.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall on the 4th Floor. You are encouraged to attend and submit testimony. If you are unable to attend, you can submit written comments until April 18....

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Calling landscapers and home contractors! Join our Rain Check Team

Friday, February 5, 2016  |  Brian.R

Philadelphia Water, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Sustainable Business Network are looking for qualified contractors to work with the Rain Check program. Through Rain Check, Philadelphia Water provides free rain barrels and helps residents pay for landscaping tools that manage stormwater and can beautify their properties....

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MLK Day of Service Will Help Philly Rivers. Here's How:

Thursday, January 14, 2016  |  Brian.R

As far as resumes go, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s is pretty hard to top. A 200,000-person march on Washington that was crucial in helping to pass the Civil Rights Act? Check. A year-long bus boycott that eventually led to a Supreme Court ruling declaring segregated buses unconstitutional? Check....

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Photos: Green City, Clean Waters Gets Cheers at Smith Celebration

Monday, December 28, 2015  |  SClarkJr

You might think it’d be hard for green stormwater infrastructure to get much attention when you have a star NFL player (Connor Barwin) talking about fun things like a completely renovated recreation center and the new athletic fields and basketball courts coming to Smith Playground in South Philadelphia....

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This Weekend, A Spokesdog Shall Be Crowned

Wednesday, December 9, 2015  |  Brian.R

At long last, the next Philadelphia Water Spokesdog will be crowned this weekend in Fishtown as up to 20 top dogs—selected by an impressive 4,100 online votes this fall—compete in a pageant to prove which pooch has the best chops for fighting pet waste pollution on our streets....

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Saturday: See GSI Being Made and Contribute to Art in Hestonville

Thursday, November 19, 2015  |  Brian.R

This Saturday, volunteers will join Mural Arts, Philadelphia Water and members of the Hestonville neighborhood in West Philadelphia for a community paint day that will help artists Eurhi Jones and Michael Reali complete a new mural titled “Your Hands Shimmering on the Legs of Rain.”...

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