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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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Nominations Wanted: 2017 'Excellence in GSI Awards'

Wednesday, January 4, 2017  |  Brian Rademaekers

What projects and people are making an impact on green stormwater infrastructure in our region? Last year saw the first-ever Excellence in GSI Awards, an effort by the Sustainable Business Network's Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Partners to answer that question and highlight the best in local green stormwater projects and the people making them happen......

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Tour Two Point Breeze Vacant Lots Targeted for Green Improvements

Friday, October 14, 2016  |  Brian.R

We kicked off October with a ribbon cutting at a formerly vacant lot at 55th and Hunter streets in West Philadelphia that is now a vibrant green space featuring a rain garden and hidden storage trench that manage stormwater and protect local waterways while adding a whole new asset to the neighborhood....

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Baxter's Best: A Beer About Protecting Philly's Water

Wednesday, July 13, 2016  |  Brian.R

In marking the five-year anniversary of Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters program, we’ve been busy talking about the importance of protecting the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers—the source of drinking water for over 1.5 million people in Philadelphia alone....

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