A major water main break forced the evacuation of a daycare center in North Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
Homeowners sometimes need to deal with frozen pipes during cold stretches like we’re currently seeing throughout the Philadelphia area.
“He said he was from the water department,” said an elderly woman who did not want to be identified. She is the most recent of at least four victims, all located near Bustleton Avenue.
Rates are slated to rise 17.5% over three years – significantly lower than the department’s original rates request of 28.5% over four years.
Two Philadelphia police officers have been arrested and charged with Theft of Services from three Philadelphia utility companies.
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.