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Philadelphia Water Department

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City Officials: Pay Your Water Bill Or Risk Shut Off

According to a release from the City, the end of the winter moratorium for shut-offs is March 31st. Beginning April 1st, those with past due bills of $75 or more and are past due two or more billing periods may have their water turned off.

03/13/2014

(Jerome Shabazz.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Jerome Shabazz

In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.

02/05/2014

Water main break in Northeast Philadelphia on February 4, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

UPDATE: Crews Repair Massive Water Main Break Along The Roosevelt Boulevard

The southbound outer lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard between Harbison and Tyson Avenues were shut down for several hours Tuesday morning after a water main break.

02/04/2014

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Water Main Break Floods Intersection In Wynnefield

It happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday at 57th Street and Wynnefield Avenue.

01/29/2014

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Water Main Break Snarls Traffic In Overbrook

It was reported shortly after 5 p.m. near 63rd Street and Jefferson Avenue.

01/27/2014

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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Northwest Philadelphia

It happened around 9 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West Sharpnack Street in West Mount Airy.

01/12/2014

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Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Without Service In South Philadelphia

Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department were working to repair a 6-inch main at Front and Tasker Streets.

01/11/2014

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Water Main Break Leads To Flooding At East Falls Shopping Center

Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department were working to repair the 48 inch water main that burst early Saturday morning at Baker’s Centre in East Falls.

01/11/2014

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Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Without Water In Northeast Philadelphia

Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department were working Sunday to repair a 6-inch water main in Frankford.

01/05/2014

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Tips For Avoiding Frozen Pipes In Cold Weather

Homeowners sometimes need to deal with frozen pipes during cold stretches like we’re currently seeing throughout the Philadelphia area.

01/04/2014

(The firehouse for Engine 66, in Roxborough.  File photo by Aaron Mott, used with permission)

Roxborough Firehouse Remains Closed By Unexplained Fumes

Engine company 66, in Roxborough, remains closed while investigators trace the source of toxic fumes that sickened some firefighters.

01/02/2014

(Staffers clean out Nana's Day Care, which was flooded out by a water main break on Monday.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Cleanup Continues Near Site of Frankford Ave. Water Main Break

And there’s a lot of work left to be done.

12/26/2013

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Large Water Main Break Floods Frankford

The main broke shortly before 9:30 a.m. and the water is buckling sections of the street.

12/23/2013

(A Philadelphia Water Department employee works in the latest sink hole to open up on North Randolph Street.   Photo by Justin Udo)

Huge Sinkhole Devours Part of a Northern Liberties Street

The sinkhole nearly devoured a pickup truck and had neighbors pointing fingers at the Philadelphia Water Department.

12/05/2013

(One of four generators operating on methane generated by treated sewage by Philadelphia Water Department.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Water Department’s Biogas Electric Plant Goes On Line

The Biogas Cogeneration facility is fueled by methane, the byproduct of what gathers at the end of the trail after millions of toilets are flushed each day.

11/22/2013

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