Sewers work best when drains are clear! Fall leaves and litter blocking them can lead to flooding. Learn more…
Drink More Tap bridges art with water education. Commissioning local artists, the campaign uses creativity to spread awareness about the benefits of drinking Philly tap: it’s healthy, sustainable, and affordable.
High water bills can be caused by small leaks from household fixtures like toilets, sinks, or hoses, or with a change in your regular water use. Remember, the Philadelphia Water Department is not responsible for pipes inside your home. We cannot verify that you have a leak, nor can we repair leaks in your home. […]
What to do if pipes freeze, and how to avoid costly repairs
Learn how we respond to water main breaks. Plus: What to do if the problem is on your property.
Dog poo may be “natural” but is bad for people and the environment if you leave it on the ground! Learn more about the “doo”s and don’ts of pet waste!
How to troubleshoot frozen pipes