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Infrastructure

News and info about the pipes, plants and people that keep our city running + protect our rivers & creeks.

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A Greener Hackett Elementary Brings Excitement to the Neighborhood

Tuesday, September 9, 2014  |  PublicRC

Horatio B. Hackett Elementary School is lucky to have a large schoolyard—nearly an acre of land in the middle of the city—but many people describe it as a “sea of pavement.” As it stands, the schoolyard is almost completely covered in asphalt but will soon transform into a lush green space with benefits for students, the neighboring communities and the environment....

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A Clean River Attracts the Bass

Monday, August 11, 2014  |  ChrisA

From river testing to Bassmaster – the Delaware River is in the spotlight. Starting last Thursday, Philadelphia welcomed Bassmaster Elite to the banks of the Delaware....

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Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia

Friday, August 8, 2014  |  PublicRC

Penn State Public Media (PSPM), in collaboration with Fairmount Water Works and The Penn State Center: Engaging Philadelphia is excited to announce a mini grant initiative, “Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia.”...

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PWD Delaware River Dye Study

Monday, August 4, 2014  |  PublicRC

We know we’ve said it quite a few times already, but we’re going Green -literally! This week, don’t be surprised or worried to see green in portions of the Delaware River....

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Marking Our Territory

Wednesday, June 18, 2014  |  PublicRC

Look out for new street art under your feet! As part of the Green City, Clean Waters art contest, students from K-12 illustrated ways we can keep pollution out of our storm drains....

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