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

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Manage Stormwater, Save Money: PWD Announces Second Round of SMIP Grants

Thursday, December 13, 2012  |  PaulF

This past June, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) announced that it had awarded $3.2 million in grants to facilitate the design and construction of innovative and sustainable stormwater management infrastructure on non-residential properties, such as business, non-profit and school properties....

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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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More from RIO+20!

Thursday, July 5, 2012  |  PaulF

The spotlight is shining on Philadelphia at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil....

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New Video: Philadelphia's First Porous Street

Friday, June 22, 2012  |  MFritch

Pass by the 800 block of tiny Percy Street near the Italian Market in South Philadelphia and you may not even notice that you're in the presence of Philadelphia's first street to be retrofitted with porous paving....

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