America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

Jun 06

America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to...

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Philadelphia’s Sustainable Stormwater Summit

Nov 20

Philadelphia’s Sustainable Stormwater Summit

Communities across the country have difficulties addressing their storm water infrastructure needs for resolving growing water quality and quantity challenges. From meeting regulatory requirements to maintaining and updating infrastructure in the face of tightening and sometimes shrinking budgets, along with very limited federal funding, the public sector is faced...

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Philadelphia Water’s Community Outreach Program

Oct 05

Philadelphia Water’s Community Outreach Program

Philadelphia Water Department has an innovative way to connect with civic organizations.  It’s a program called Soak it Up Adoption and it is designed to bring the community together for a common cause. The Soak It Up Adoption Program provides grants to civic organizations to help maintain the beauty and functionality of green storm water infrastructure (GSI)...

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Sewer Project Approved for St. Clair Township

Sep 25

Sewer Project Approved for St. Clair Township

The residents of Butler County are looking forward to a new sewer design.  The City has just approved a $2.8 million for funding of a sewer rehabilitation project that began over two years ago.  This initiative is geared towards an approximate 228 residences that are positioned to receive the benefits of this sanitary sewer system.  The funding and grants are...

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Sewer System Committee Formed in Wilkes-Barre

Aug 17

Sewer System Committee Formed in Wilkes-Barre

The City Council is looking for alternatives to maintenance costs that are adding up and causing concern for the operation of the sewer system in Wilkes-Barre.  Going forward, the City will seek the efforts of an offsite consultant company to bring costs into perspective.  Residents remain leery of additional tax burdens but the City Council has advised that this...

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