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Access to Pools, Resources Unlocks Our Kids’ Potential

April 1, 2022  |  Commissioner Randy E. Hayman, Esq.

America’s Black children are nearly six times more likely to drown than white children. As the Water Commissioner here in Philadelphia, when I step back to consider the disparities which can turn water from a source of life into a fatal threat, I see at the core of the problem a theme which ripples out into so many other areas of life where inequities cause harm: a lack of access.

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Green City, Clean Waters: Progress with Partners

March 14, 2022  |  Public Affairs

Over the past decade, a monumental force in the success of Green City, Clean Waters has been ongoing support from external entities. Whether City agencies or community organizations, companies or non-profits, operations large and small have helped shape the last decade of this 25-year plan.

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School District Named 2021 Stormwater Pioneer: Green stormwater infrastructure at 13 public schools recognized

November 4, 2021  |  Grace Maiorano

This year, we are honored to award the 2021 Stormwater Pioneers Award to the School District of Philadelphia. We are celebrating 13 public schools with grant-funded green infrastructure projects. These schools have demonstrated exceptional commitment to maintenance, education, and community engagement around green stormwater infrastructure.

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