Our job involves collaborating with other government agencies and cooperators. In an effort to share information with these parties, the documents and data provided here are intended for an audience seeking technical and scientific information.
PWD has created or collaborated with watershed stakeholders to create several assessment and planning documents for our watersheds. These documents range from detailed characterization reports summarizing technical information to more holistic conservation plans intended to enhance quality of life for residents in our watersheds.
The EPA requires municipalities to create a CSO Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) to develop and evaluate a range of CSO control alternatives to meet water quality standards. In most cases this requires better maintenance and management of stormwater. Part of our plan includes studying our combined sewer systems, rivers and streams. This means we […]
The Water Department, which began water system service in 1801, supplies water to the City of Philadelphia and a portion of Bucks County. It provides wastewater service to the City and to 10 municipalities and authorities located in Montgomery, Delaware and Bucks counties. The water system serves approximately 1.7 million people and the wastewater system […]