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New Year, New Rates

Friday, January 4, 2013  |  PaulF

As the calendar turns over to 2013, the Philadelphia Water Department enters the final phase of the rates process – enacting the rate changes that were settled on by an agreement between the Water Commissioner and Community Legal Services at the end of the public comment period during the summer....

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Giving Thanks

Wednesday, November 21, 2012  |  PublicRC

In the spirit of the season, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) would like to extend its warmest thanks to its staff and multitude of partners that have officially launched Green City, Clean Waters this past year....

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Fishing Fest Registration Closes Today

Tuesday, September 4, 2012  |  webmaster

Don't let the deadline to register for the 2012 Philly Fun Fishing Fest "bass" you by—today is the last day to sign up for the free event on Saturday, September 8 on the Schuylkill Banks from 7-11 a.m....

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Free Movie Night!

Monday, August 13, 2012  |  PaulF

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Cobbs Creek free movie night featuring The Lorax....

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Literally, Breaking News

Tuesday, August 7, 2012  |  PaulF

Pipes, mains, lines – these water infrastructure words have been a hot topic in the Philadelphia news the past few weeks....

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Monday, July 9: PWD Rates Hearing

Friday, July 6, 2012  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Water Department recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning October 1, 2012 to maintain the City’s top-quality drinking water distribution, alleviate flooding, meet regulatory requirements and improve the quality of local rivers and streams....

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The Clean Water Bargain: Our Two Cents

Tuesday, June 19, 2012  |  MFritch

As we mentioned in our previous post comparing Philadelphia Water Department rates to those of neighboring utilities, the average Philadelphian uses about 600 cubic feet or almost 4,500 gallons....

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