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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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Harvard Crimson Meets Philadelphia Green

Wednesday, December 14, 2011  |  MFritch

Earlier this month, Harvard's Graduate School of Design hosted "The Philadelphia Story: Planning, Politics and Reality," a panel discussion led by Loeb fellow and Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron....

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This Place Is BMPing: PECO Green Roof

Wednesday, November 23, 2011  |  MFritch

This time next week, the 2011 CitiesAlive conference—the only conference in North America devoted to the green roof and wall industry—will kick off here in Philadelphia....

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8,000 Feet of Stream Restoration

Tuesday, November 15, 2011  |  MFritch

Join us on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center to learn about the planned stream restoration for Cobbs Creek, which will encompass approximately 8,000 linear feet of stream length....

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Tweets from TEDxPhilly

Thursday, November 10, 2011  |  MFritch

PWD's Glen Abrams spoke at the TEDxPhilly conference on Tuesday, highlighting the benefits of green infrastructure and the Green City, Clean Waters plan....

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Venice Island Update

Tuesday, October 25, 2011  |  MFritch

The construction of an underground storage basin at Venice Island is underway, and demolition of the existing recreation facilities is complete....

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