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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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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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Notes From The LID Symposium

Tuesday, September 27, 2011  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Low Impact Development Symposium kicked off yesterday with a keynote presentation by Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner Howard Neukrug; the speech focused on Philly's green infrastructure, its relationship to recent flooding conditions, and PWD's focus on helping low-income customers manage stormwater....

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Porous Repouring At Waterview Rec Center

Tuesday, September 20, 2011  |  MFritch

A portion of the porous concrete sidewalk in front of East Germantown's Waterview Recreation Center was replaced yesterday; the surface of the sidewalk was spalling, or breaking apart....

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