Free report compiles a year of data detailing local drinking water quality.
UPDATED 12:34 pm4th Street is currently closed between Norris and Berks until further notice. Seven occupied homes have been identified as having water in the basements. Cleaning companies are currently on-site pumping out these basements. Several unoccupied homes have water in the basements, and we are working with the developers to access these properties. UPDATED […]
Today at 12p: Water Department to Unveil Art and Poetry Installations Inspired by Flooding Workshops
Join PWD and 2020-2021 poet laureate Trapeta B. Mayson to unveil community poetry about local flooding Saturday, June 4.
Some residential customers will start getting shutoff notices for unpaid bills this month. #UtilityFairsPHL assistance fairs will help those unable to pay get enrolled in assistance programs and avoid losing service.
When you go into a Philadelphia restaurant and order oysters, do you ever wonder what happens to the empty shells? Thanks to agreements between Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), and local restaurants, some of those shells will now be recycled back into the environment, helping improve local water quality.
The Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board will conduct public and technical hearings in the 2022 TAP-R Reconciliation Proceeding on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. The hearings are open to the public and will be conducted remotely via Zoom. The proceedings concern the reconciliation and potential downward adjustment of Water Department […]
The Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board will conduct public hearings on the 2022 Special Rate Proceeding on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Both hearings are open to the public and will be conducted remotely via Zoom. This proceeding concerns the reconciliation and potential downward adjustment of Water […]
On Monday, April 11, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., the Philadelphia Water Department will hold a Public Hearing to provide an opportunity for public comment on Amendments to the Philadelphia Water Department Regulations, Chapter 4, Sections 400.2 (Ferrule Connection Pipe) and 403 (Backflow Protection). The Amendments were filed January 8, 2022 and are available to view […]
On Monday, March 28, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., the Philadelphia Revenue and Water Departments will hold a Public Hearing to provide an opportunity for public comment on AMENDMENTS TO THE PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS: CHAPTER 2 SECTIONS 206.1 (DEFINITIONS) AND 206.7 (EARNED FORGIVENESS). This hearing will be held virtually. The public is invited to participate. […]
With water shutoffs set to resume after a two-year pause, #UtilityFairsPHL brings utilities together for a series of virtual assistance fairs.