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Join the Schuylkill Scrub!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  |  Abby.Sullivan

Visit the Schuylkill River in the warmer months and you will find it teeming with life, both in the water and along its banks. It is hard to imagine that this scenic river, which provides drinking water to over 1.5 million people (that’s 12 out of every 100 Pennsylvanians!), was once considered the dirtiest river in the country. The Schuylkill has come a long way and today boasts one quarter of t...

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Put a Little Mussel Into It!

Friday, February 20, 2015  |  Abby.Sullivan

If you’ve never been to the Wagner Free Institute of Science at 1700 West Montgomery Avenue (not far from Temple University), then this coming Thursday, February 26, is a great chance to visit this “unusual natural science and history museum in its original Victorian setting.”...

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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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Break Ground at Ralph Brooks Park with Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin

Thursday, November 13, 2014  |  PublicRC

Ralph Brooks Tot Lot, a small playground in Point Breeze with basketball courts and a play area for children, was named after a seven year old boy who was shot and paralyzed at the site in 1988. The shooting galvanized the community and the park has carried his name as a symbol against violence ever since. The park, now over 25 years old, has seen better days...and soon it will again....

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Venice Island is Opening!

Friday, September 26, 2014  |  Brian.R

After years of hard work and collaboration between the Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia Parks and Recreations, and the Manayunk community, Venice Island will open to the public!...

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For the Love of Water FLOW

Friday, September 19, 2014  |  PublicRC

This Sunday, September 21st, show your affection for water by joining the Fairmount Water Works for FLOW, a festival for the Love of Water....

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A Fishing Success on Schuylkill Banks

Friday, September 12, 2014  |  PublicRC

On Saturday, September 6th, the Philadelphia Water Department, the Schuylkill River Development Corporation, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and PA Fish & Boat convened at Schuylkill Banks for the 10th Annual Philly Fun Fishing Fest. With sunny, perfect weather it was a great opportunity for family and friends to unwind by the water and try their hand at fishing....

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Upcoming Rain Barrel Workshops

Wednesday, September 3, 2014  |  PublicRC

Great news! We have eight new rain barrel workshops scheduled. Visit our webpage to learn more about the program and sign up for a workshop....

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