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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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Happy Birthday MOTU!

Thursday, October 31, 2013  |  PublicRC

Congratulations to MOTU as it wraps up the celebration of its 5th Birthday! The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) has been working hard to improve coordination among agencies and departments in the City to help Philadelphia respond to the needs of the 21st Century....

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China and Japan Visit Philadelphia's Green Infrastructure

Wednesday, October 2, 2013  |  PublicRC

Philadelphia’s stormwater management and stream restoration projects reached international ears this month! On September 17th government representatives from Beijing toured the Big Green Block in the Kensington/Fishtown area and two days later members of the Japanese Ecosystem Conservation Society visited Wises Mill in Andorra and the Bells Mill tributary to Wissahickon Park....

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Gardens Save Dollars and Make Sense

Thursday, September 5, 2013  |  PublicRC

This Saturday, September 7th, you can explore the green garden oases of South Philadelphia with the South Philadelphia Food Co-op. The Co-op is hosting their 3rd annual South Philly Self-Guided Garden Tour from 1 to 5pm. This past month they’ve been counting down the days with all of the different ways gardens save the city dollars and benefit our well-being....

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Congratulations to the 2013 SMIP Grant Recipients!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) are pleased to announce that just under $5 million has been award in grants to promote stormwater management projects....

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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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New Video: "Let's Keep Our Water Flowing"

Thursday, May 16, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Water Department is pleased to premiere a short video about how to maintain your water service! April marked the end of the winter moratorium, a time where the Water Department is not permitted to end service to those who do not pay their bills....

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Calling all Engineers!

Friday, May 10, 2013  |  MWood

Are you an engineer? Interested in green stormwater management? Engineering design, construction and planning for the City's Green City Clean Waters Program? The Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Implementation Program has graduate engineer civil service positions available....

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