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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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Tired of Dumping?

Thursday, February 21, 2013  |  PublicRC

311. That’s the number of tires PWD’s Waterways Restoration Team pulled out of Frankford Creek in early February....

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A Kickstart for Green Infrastructure

Wednesday, February 20, 2013  |  PublicRC

Innovative green stormwater infrastructure will help breathe new life into the historic Cynwyd Train Station! The Lower Merion Historical Society is working to raise money over the next month for a new multipurpose stormwater harvesting system for the 125-year old train station....

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