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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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2011: An Open Space Odyssey

Wednesday, August 24, 2011  |  MFritch

It's time to play Name That Public Space: The stretch of Market Street between 30th Street Station and the former Post Office building is about to be transformed from a parking lane into a 40-foot-wide sidewalk by Labor Day....

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The Big News: Venice Island

Thursday, August 18, 2011  |  MFritch

Beginning next week, Manayunk's Venice Island—a strip of land situated between the Manayunk Canal and the Schuylkill River—will undergo a $46 million makeover that includes the construction of an underground storage basin, a new performing arts center, a children's play area and a new parking lot....

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"Everyone knows what's going on in Philadelphia"

Tuesday, August 16, 2011  |  MFritch

That title quote from EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson—in reference to Philadelphia's forward-thinking strategies in stormwater management, green infrastructure and sustainable development—appeared in an article this morning in the Philadelphia Inquirer....

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You're Invited: Green Home, Clean Waters

Monday, July 18, 2011  |  None

PWD's Green City, Clean Waters plan isn't just about the city installing porous paving and constructing stormwater tree trenches—you can get involved with the effort by undertaking projects on your own property....

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