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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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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Valley Forge Begins High Priority Sewer Restoration

Apr 13

Valley Forge Begins High Priority Sewer Restoration

The Township of Tredyffrin has begun urgent sewer upgrades that will cause several road closures around Valley Forge National Historical Park. The road closures are expected to be in effect through the end of July.  The repairs are part of the Wilson Road Force Main- a sanitary sewer pipeline which runs for 3.6 miles through Valley Forge, paralleling Valley Creek...

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Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

Mar 11

Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

The process of collecting and using roof runoff, which is also referred to as rainwater harvesting, has been a noteworthy topic among urban planners and water managers over the last couple decades.  A study, conducted by Drexel University’s environmental engineers, indicates that if homeowners had a way to collect and store the rain falling on their roofs, they...

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Philadelphia Funds Stormwater Projects for Property Owners

Feb 12

Philadelphia Funds Stormwater Projects for Property Owners

The city of Philadelphia has approved a Stormwater Management Incentive Program Grant. Only non-residential properties are eligible for the (SMIP) grant funds. Applicants must be owners of the property or have permission from the property owner(s). The applicant cannot be an agency with the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any United States...

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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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