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Urban What? Urban Forest!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011  |  None

What is an urban forest? It's the collection of trees that grow in an urban area. Urban tree canopy is important for both environmental and economic reasons, as it reduces stormwater runoff, improves air quality and raises property values....

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Root For The Home Stream

Wednesday, June 22, 2011  |  MFritch

"Root for the home estuary" doesn't have quite the same ring to it—but if you attend the June 25 Camden Riversharks game against the Pennsylvania Road Warriors (5:35 p.m. start), you can support the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary....

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A Roof With A View

Tuesday, June 21, 2011  |  MFritch

And also some views of the roof: Here are some photos from Wednesday's unveiling of the green roof bus shelter at 15th and Market....

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Iodine-131: A Panel Discussion

Monday, June 13, 2011  |  MFritch

Iodine-131 has been in the news lately, and PWD has been busy responding to media inquiries. Now is your chance to ask your own questions and voice concerns:...

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Art In The Open

Wednesday, June 8, 2011  |  MFritch

The French call it en plein air—painting outdoors. But Monet and Renoir would scarcely recognize Philly's version of it....

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Meet Our New Best Friends

Tuesday, May 31, 2011  |  MFritch

When we put out a call to find Philly Water's Best Friend, more than 85 dogs answered and thousands (yes, thousands!) of votes were cast online....

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The Big Green Block

Tuesday, May 31, 2011  |  Brian.R

Philadelphia Water continues to work with a coalition of local nonprofits and community groups on the Big Green Block, a multi-component sustainability project at and around Shissler Recreation Center and the Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts....

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