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Commissioner Hayman Testifies before US Senate on Infrastructure Funding: "I know that the nation was long overdue for a landmark investment in water infrastructure."

March 16, 2023  |  Public Affairs

As the leader of one of the largest public water utilities in the country and a member of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies Board of Directors, Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner Randy E. Hayman, Esq. testified before the United State Senate’s Environment & Public Works Committee about implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law on March 15th. Watch […]

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Public Input Hearing Dates Set for FY24-25 Rate Case: Rate changes are needed to address rising costs for essential water services.

March 14, 2023  |  Public Affairs

In January, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) filed advance notice with the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board of its request to increase water, sewer and stormwater rates and charges over the next two years. As part of a rate-setting process that puts a priority on transparency, there will be four public hearings held virtually in March.

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2023 PWD Customer Survey Now Open!: Take it for a chance to win a $100 gift card!

February 8, 2023  |  Grace Maiorano
We would love to hear from you!

At the Water Department, we use your voice to inform our improvements. Everything we do is funded by water bills— so we want to make sure we’re providing Philadelphians with the best possible services. For the eighth consecutive year, we’re distributing our annual comprehensive customer survey – a project made possible with support from ImpactedEd […]

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