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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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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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The Clean Water Bargain: Bond...Water and Wastewater System Revenue Bond

Tuesday, May 29, 2012  |  MFritch

OK, maybe not as exciting as that other Bond we’ve been watching since Dr. No came out in 1962, but this bond—along with several of its brothers and sisters—does just as much to keep us from suffering major disasters at the hands of diabolical enemies (in our case, rust, corrosion, wear, and damage)....

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Shell Account: Red-Bellied Turtle Spotted at Lardner's Point

Friday, May 18, 2012  |  MFritch

The Philly Watersheds Blog is not in the habit of posting photos of baby animals for the sake of posting photos of baby animals (although it is Friday, and who among you would blame us?), and so we inform you that this red-bellied turtle hatchling was spotted earlier this week near the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge along the Delaware River....

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