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Call for Artists! Sculpture on the Circuit

Monday, August 25, 2014  |  PublicRC

An estimated one million people use the Schuylkill River Trail throughout the year. The Fairmount Water Works is looking for artists to create prototype art installations for the Schuylkill Trail as part of the Circuit, a 250-mile long series of trails used by joggers, cyclists, commuters and more....

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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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Uncover the Green Winner Announced!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014  |  PublicRC

Congratulations to Lauren Hoover, a Tyler School of Art undergraduate, who won the top prize for the medallion design competition! Lauren’s Uncover the Green design recognizes the history and integrity of the City’s existing infrastructure (our sewer pipes) and acknowledges our urban setting with a nod to the green path that we’re on to clean up our creeks and rivers....

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Uncover the Green Competition Results

Wednesday, April 16, 2014  |  PaulF

The first round of judging in the Uncover the Green competition is completed! Several weeks ago, the Philadelphia Water Department launched Uncover the Green. This exciting design competition challenged Philadelphia’s undergraduate and graduate students; to design a medallion to represent Philadelphia’s new green storm water tools, as well as a second design for new manhole covers....

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Fishin' Around

Tuesday, March 11, 2014  |  PublicRC

Ever wonder what kinds of fish are fishin’ around in the Schuylkill River? Take a peek into the underwater world at the Fairmount Water Works’ lab to learn how fish can be biological indicators of the health of the river....

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