Philadelphia Water Department
A spokeswoman says hot weather is bad for larger pipes while cold weather is tough for smaller pipes to handle.
Water department crews have shut down a 48-inch water transmission main that flooded the streets of a Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Residents in the Lawndale section of Northeast Philadelphia are wondering what type of poison the city is using to kill massive rats that are turning up dead on their street.
The City of Philadelphia is working towards greener days by implementing ‘Green Streets’ which will improve the health of waterways in Philadelphia.
An aging infrastructure and environmental regulations are being blamed for the Philadelphia Water Department’s plan to boost rates by more than six percent in each of the next four years.
Traffic remains delayed in Northeast Philadelphia following a water main break early Saturday morning.
The Philadelphia Water Department says it’s seen water usage go up every day since July started.
It’s lurking in the nation’s sewers, and even as close as the sewage line that runs from your house to the main. It’s called FOG — for accumulated fats, oils and grease. In Philly, it’s FROG, since the water department includes tree roots.
The Philadelphia Water Department is attempting to track down the source of radioactive iodine found by federal authorities in the drinking water supply drawn from the Schuylkill River.
The Philadelphia Water Department is working to repair a water main break that took place Saturday evening.
A water main break in a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood sent water shooting approximately 40 feet into the air early Thursday morning.
There are several detours after a major water main break in West Philadelphia Friday morning. The break has closed 38th Street in University City, between Walnut Street and University Boulevard.
Another winter storm means more salt on the roads — salt that will ultimately wash into the area’s waterways.
Louise Lorino says she complained to the Philadelphia Water Department about the constant flow of water, bubbling up from the ground at Edgemont and Ontario Streets in Port Richmond.
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