Philadelphia’s New Strategy to Eliminate Lead Service Lines

Jul 03

Philadelphia’s New Strategy to Eliminate Lead Service Lines

There’s some good news in and around Philadelphia as programs to better the sewer system are available and in high demand. A suburb of Philly has formed a cooperative to rehabilitate the city’s sewer system. This initiative will also help meet the needs of residents in locating lead and other problem areas in their home’s pipelining system. The project is also...

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Philadelphia Uses Green Infrastructures to Improve Sewer System

May 12

Philadelphia Uses Green Infrastructures to Improve Sewer System

Philadelphia and other smaller cities in Pennsylvania are undergoing extensive changes to enhance the sewer system. Many treatment plant upgrades and programs for sustainability are in the works. The improvements are also aimed at increasing the wastewater facilities capacity to counteract predicaments experienced during wet weather events.  A portion of grants will...

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Philadelphia: Among Northeast Cities Under Winter Storm Advisory

Mar 14

Philadelphia: Among Northeast Cities Under Winter Storm Advisory

The City of Philadelphia and many cities in the Northeast are under a snow emergency. Northwestern and Central Pennsylvania are under a winter storm warning while a blizzard warning has been issued for the eastern part of the state. As many as 2,000 snow plows are working to keep area roadways safe. Use caution as significant amounts of snow makes traveling...

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Philadelphia’s Clever Use of High-Tech Gadgets for Green Initiatives

Dec 19

Philadelphia’s Clever Use of High-Tech Gadgets for Green Initiatives

It seems that the more time passes, the more necessary it becomes to keep up with that ever-changing passage of time. Recently, the city of Philadelphia has devised several time-saving, ingenious green tools to allow homeowner’s better control of the use of products which contain harmful contaminants.  Philadelphia neighborhoods are now able to assess various...

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University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

Sep 13

University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

The University of Pennsylvania has been both resourceful and innovative in the creation of sustainable “green” projects. Within the last decade, collaborators formed an outstretched area of land intended for use by the Penn community, named Shoemaker Green. This 2.75-acre park on the campus, resembles a large bathtub in design and is multi-faceted in...

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