Philadelphia Assists Homeowner’s with Basement Flooding Guard

Aug 26

Philadelphia Assists Homeowner’s with Basement Flooding Guard

The Philadelphia Water Department is tirelessly dealing with an on-going problem: unrelenting flooding issues for home and business owners.  In some instances, flooding may be the result of defects in the property’s sewer lateral. Philadelphia’s combined sewer system, which was built back in the late 1800s and early 1900s, was designed to handle both wastewater...

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Philadelphia’s Flood Relief: Project Planning

Dec 08

Philadelphia’s Flood Relief: Project Planning

Like many cities across the nation, Philadelphia is confronted with an increase in flood risk to both properties and natural areas. Flooding to properties and natural areas is destructive, costly and can render homes and businesses dangerous and unhealthy. As part of the Capital Improvement Program, The Philadelphia Water Department is budgeting $40 million annually...

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