Philadelphia Water Department
The sinkhole nearly devoured a pickup truck and had neighbors pointing fingers at the Philadelphia Water Department.
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.
Calvin Duncan, 61, who was responsible for ordering and stocking ink cartridges and copier toner for the water department, has admitted he bought excess supplies with city funds, then secretly sold them to a private company at a reduced price.
Chopper 3 HD was over the scene of a water main break in Northeast Philadelphia.
Officials say a kitten was rescued by water department workers Tuesday afternoon.
A man checking out a sinkhole in a street saw something unexpected inside — a pool of what looked like green ooze.
They’re not much to look at and not even good eating, but it’s tough to overstate the importance of freshwater mussels.
As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, thousands of customers are affected and if they don’t take action, their water service may be cut off.
City Council President Darrell Clarke has now come out with a formal plan for independent body to rule on rate changes.
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Philadelphia Water Department officials say service has been restored to a number of customers in Fishtown who had been left without it since early Sunday morning.
Foot traffic is flowing fairly smoothly near the intersection of 16th and Walnut Streets, but dump trucks and front-end loaders have yet to wrap up in the middle of the street.
A water main break that closed the 1600 block of Walnut Street, Saturday, is repaired but the street remains closed to traffic, indefinitely.
Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department fixed a water main break Sunday morning after it burst Saturday afternoon in Center City’s shopping district. But some streets are not expected to reopen until later this week.
When a storm hits, governments and utility companies often find their preparations insufficient.