Phila Water Department To Change Lead Testing ProcessThe Philadelphia Water Department will change the way it tests for lead in tap water, in response to state recommendations and new EPA guidance.
Otter Sightings On The Rise Along Schuylkill RiverRiver Otters aren't rare along the Schuylkill, but there appear to be more sightings recently. It's a sign that efforts to improve the environment are paying off.
Philadelphia Water Department Offers Tips To Avoid The Risks Of Lead PlumbingSome 50-to-60,000 homes in Philadelphia probably have lead pipes, according to testimony from the Water Department at a city council hearing on Monday. There are precautions you can take if you think your home may be among them.
Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Southwest PhiladelphiaOfficials say the 12-inch main burst shortly before 7 a.m. at South 78th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard.
Crews Clean Up From Massive Water Main Break In Hunting ParkThe 48-inch main ruptured around 8 p.m. Saturday at Hunting Park Avenue and Westmoreland Street near the old Tastykake factory in the Hunting Park section of the city.
Massive Water Main Break Causes Serious Damage, Forces Evacuations In West PhiladelphiaIt happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of 52nd Street at Westminster Avenue.
Dozens Of Homes Without Water After Water Main Break In Southwest PhiladelphiaThe six-inch water main ruptured around 1 a.m. Wednesday along the 4500 block of Regent Street.
A South Philadelphia Elementary School Gets Rainwater Management SystemPart of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.
Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In GermantownThe 11-inch main broke around 2 p.m. Friday at Chew Street and Washington Lane.
Water Main Break Forces Dozens From Their Homes In Port RichmondIt happened shortly after 9 a.m. along the 3000 block of Tulip Street.
Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In KensingtonThe 12-inch break happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Girard and Montgomery Avenues.
PWD: Water Restored At Loews Hotel After Water Main BreakOfficials say water is back at the Loews Hotel in Center City after it was lost for hours following a water main break Saturday night.