Press Releases

Press Release: Biden Announces $500M Financing for Water Projects

For Immediate Release: February 4, 2023 Contact: | (215) 380-9327 Biden-Harris Administration Announces $500M Financing Supporting Water Infrastructure Replacing water mains in 11 areas helps customers remove lead pipes. More funding to support significant plant upgrades in City’s multibillion-dollar plan. PHILADELPHIA—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $340 million financing commitment to upgrade the City of […]

Press Release: PWD Requests Rate Change

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2023 Contacts:Mayor’s Office of Communciations: press@phila.govPhiladelphia Water Department: | (215) 380-9327 Philadelphia Water Department Requests Rate Change Rate change needed to address rising costs; City remains committed to increasing participation in assistance programs PHILADELPHIA—On January 24, 2023, the Philadelphia Water Department filed advance notice with the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate […]

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