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Infrastructure

News and info about the pipes, plants and people that keep our city running + protect our rivers & creeks.

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You Won't Believe These Deals!: Shockingly low prices on river-saving rain gardens – all year 'round

Friday, November 23, 2018

Since people are on the hunt for holiday steals, we thought this would be a good time to tell you what a great deal Philly residents can get on rain gardens, one the most cost-effective tools for residential sustainable stormwater management, throughout the year. This is no Cyber Monday deal, but now really is the ideal time to start your rain garden by taking one of our free workshops!...

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New Rates in September: What to Expect, What You Help Fund

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

After months of public and technical hearings that allow Philadelphia to transparently set rates for the water, sewer and stormwater services we provide, our customers will see changes on their September bills. The independent Water Rate Board officially approved new rates in July for the next two years....

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Want One of These Beauties? We WOODn’t Wait!

Friday, June 1, 2018  |  Brian Rademaekers

If you’ve been considering getting a wood downspout planter for your home through Philadelphia’s Rain Check program, now is the time to act! Beginning on July 1, 2018, the participant cost for the wood downspout planter will increase...

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Infrastructure Week 2018: Why Your Meter Matters

Monday, May 21, 2018

Do you know where your home water meter is and how it works? It might be tucked away in the basement, but it plays an import role in our water system. Knowing how to get the most out your meter can help you avoid a large, unexpected bill caused by a running toilet or other hard-to-notice leaks....

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