For Immediate Release: August 10, 2023 Contact: Brian.Rademaekers@phila.gov Delaware River Festival Brings Free Water Fun, Science to Penn’s Landing This annual event brings people together and features a day of family-friendly fun, educational activities, and water-centered learning to the Camden and Philadelphia waterfronts. PHILADELPHIA – End summer with a splash on Saturday, Sept. 9 with […]
Press Release: State Grant Program Returns for One Month and May Offer Customers Up to $5,000 for Past-Due Water Bills
For Immediate Release: July 11, 2023 State Grant Program Returns for One Month and May Offer Customers Up to $5,000 for Past-Due Water Bills The LIHWAP grant program has reopened and will accept applications through August 11, 2023. PHILADELPHIA, PA– The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, is re-opening today, July 10, 2023, and may provide up […]
For Immediate Release: March 24, 2023 Contact: Brian.Rademaekers@phila.gov | (215) 380-9327 Philadelphia Water Dept. Statement on Proposed PFAS Regulations PHILADELPHIA – On March 14, 2023 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed national primary drinking water regulations for certain PFAS compounds. These proposed regulations include a maximum contaminant level (MCL) of four parts per trillion […]
Phila. Water Dept. reminds residents taking part in Super Bowl festivities to observe good home plumbing habits by properly disposing of fat, oil, and grease used in cooking.
Previous survey results have led to new programs and customer service improvements. For the eighth consecutive year, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is partnering with ImpactED at the University of Pennsylvania to conduct an annual comprehensive customer satisfaction survey.
Replacing water mains in 11 areas helps customers remove lead pipes. More funding to support significant plant upgrades in City’s multibillion-dollar plan.
Rate change needed to address rising costs; City remains committed to increasing participation in assistance programs.
Stormwater Connect—a new application that links vendors specializing in stormwater management improvements with non-residential property owners looking to save money on water bills and help local waterways—is now online and ready to use in Philadelphia.
The festivities will take place at Penn’s Landing and Wiggins Park
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHAT: From pedal boats to ferry rides, the 4th annual River Fest will feature a boatload of FREE water-themed fun for the whole family!
From 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Schuylkill Banks between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, families and anglers of all ages and experience levels will compete in a friendly morning of free catch-and-release fishing.