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The Story of Water - Through Art

Thursday, June 6, 2013  |  PaulF

Had you been on the 300 block of Christian Street on Saturday afternoon, you might have asked yourself, “What are these blue dots all over the street?...

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Community Art Day - Help Us Create A Lasting Impression!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013  |  PublicRC

This Saturday, June 1st, The Philadelphia Water Department, in partnership with Mural Arts, will host a community art making day in Queen Village at Christian and 3rd Streets. Stacy Levy, renowned environmental artist and sculptor  plans to coordinate the creation of a project highlighting the ways in which water travels under our streets and into the rivers and streams....

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Rain Art: Queen Village Workshop with Stacy Levy

Tuesday, May 14, 2013  |  MWood

Join the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Water Department on Saturday May 18th from 10:00am-3:30pm for a design workshop with renowned environmental artist, Stacy Levy, at the Shot Tower Playground in Queen Village....

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Calling all Engineers!

Friday, May 10, 2013  |  MWood

Are you an engineer? Interested in green stormwater management? Engineering design, construction and planning for the City's Green City Clean Waters Program? The Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Implementation Program has graduate engineer civil service positions available....

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Spring Blooming in the Schuylkill

Thursday, May 9, 2013  |  MWood

Some customers in Roxborough and East Falls have been noticing an earthy odor in their drinking water. This is not uncommon in spring and summer when warmer water temperatures and abundant nutrients encourage blue-green algae to grow....

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Is Your Dog the Next PWD Spokesdog?

Wednesday, May 8, 2013  |  MWood

Does your dog have star power? Is he or she the sweetest, cutest, most intelligent and amazing animal in the City? There’s still time to register your dog for the 2013 Philly Watersheds Spokesdog Contest, now in its third year....

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Water Sheds a Tear for Glen Abrams

Friday, March 15, 2013  |  MFritch

Glen Abrams, one of our original cast members, is moving on this week. He has played a major role in getting our Green City, Clean Waters initiative up and running and led countless other projects and partnerships....

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