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Mayor Kenney Names McCarty to Lead Philadelphia Water

Tuesday, January 5, 2016  |  Brian.R

Newly elected Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney rang in 2016 by naming Debra A. McCarty as the new Commissioner of the Philadelphia Water Department. McCarty, the first woman to hold the title of Commissioner, was serving as Deputy Commissioner and Director of Operations....

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UPDATE: More Work Expected at 13th and Locust

Tuesday, December 29, 2015  |  Brian.R

Philadelphia Water recognizes that work performed last night at that intersection caused some concern among citizens in the area. While the work being performed was not unusual, we apologize for the disturbance and any misunderstanding regarding the nature of our activities....

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Celebrity Endorsement? Jill Scott Says It's All About Philly's Water

Wednesday, November 25, 2015  |  Brian.R

Public utilities like Philadelphia Water don't to tend to get too many celebrity endorsements, but we came pretty close yesterday when Philly icon Jill Scott appeared on the Steve Harvey Show and divulged our city’s secret to producing so many strong musical voices. According to Scott, it’s all about the water:...

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Stanley's Hardware Named First Stormwater Pioneer

Friday, December 12, 2014  |  MWood

“You don’t get a chance very often in life to be a pioneer at anything,” noted Stanley’s True Value Hardware President Mark Jaconski, who with his brother Joe was honored as Philadelphia’s first Stormwater Pioneer....

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Ralph Brooks Groundbreaking Rescheduled

Wednesday, December 3, 2014  |  PublicRC

Please join Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin, Mayor Michael Nutter, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, State Representative Jordan Harris, PWD Deputy Commissioner Chris Crockett and other partners as we break ground on a revitalization project for Ralph Brooks Park in Point Breeze....

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Keep Our Water Flowing

Thursday, March 27, 2014  |  PublicRC

Ah, Spring! Warm weather, birds singing, blooming flowers, no water… What! No Water? We don’t want that to happen! Beginning April 1, 2014, the Philadelphia Water Department will begin shutting off water service for those who are behind on their water bill....

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