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’s Pilot Project for Infrastructure Proposals

Jun 24

Philadelphia’s Pilot Project for Infrastructure Proposals

The City of Philadelphia is asking for assistance from the community on new and innovative ways to reduce the cost of the city’s green stormwater infrastructure program, beginning with more effective analysis of underground conditions and utility locations. To protect Philadelphia’s waterways, the city is financing a green stormwater infrastructure program. In...

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