Philadelphia Water Department
Part of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.
The 11-inch main broke around 2 p.m. Friday at Chew Street and Washington Lane.
It happened shortly after 9 a.m. along the 3000 block of Tulip Street.
The 12-inch break happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Girard and Montgomery Avenues.
Officials say water is back at the Loews Hotel in Center City after it was lost for hours following a water main break Saturday night.
The 20-inch main broke Monday night on 57th Street between Wynnefield Avenue and Cardinal Street.
The 12-inch main broke around 12:45 a.m. Monday at 19th and Federal Streets in the city’s Point Breeze neighborhood.
The Pop Warner Pee Wee champion Blackhawks dedicated their new football field in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
Philadelphia Water Department crews are on the scene of a water main break near near 7th and Locust Streets in Center City.
“The purpose of the dye study is so that we can understand how pollution would move throughout different parts of the river under different conditions,” said Dr. Chris Crocket of the Philadelphia Water Department.
Water Commissioner Howard Neukrug couldn’t wait to show off the permeability of the fancy materials used in the parking lot at the Southwest water treatment plant.
The 36-inch main broke just before midnight Saturday along Master Street near 27th Street, causing a gaping hole in the road and damaging two properties.
The Philadelphia Water Department says work on the broken main will keep Verree Road closed for at least three weeks.
The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Water Department announced the winner of the city’s first “Medallion and Manhole Cover Competition” on Friday afternoon. The winning design will be used on new manholes placed all across the city, and to help identify green infrastructure tools.
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.