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: 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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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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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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