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Water main break in South Philadelphia on June 20, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In South Philly

A water main break in South Philadelphia early Friday morning damaged at least one home and created a traffic headache.

06/20/2014

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Water Department Impersonator Targeting The Elderly

A 98-year-old woman who was scammed and robbed is talking only to Eyewitness News.

03/25/2013

PWD Impersonator Robberies

Thieves Impersonate Philadelphia Water Department Employees In String Of Daylight Robberies

“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.

12/11/2012

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New Philadelphia Water Rates Go Into Effect Jan. 1, 2013

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.

12/07/2012

South Philly Water Main Break

South Philly Water Main Break Causes Massive Sinkhole, Gas Leak

Hours after a water main break in South Philadelphia was sealed, a gas main ruptured.

07/23/2012

FILE PHOTO (credit: KYW's Timothy McLaughlin)

City Expanding Efforts To Embarrass Deadbeats

The city has been listing tax delinquents on its website for the last few years, focusing on those who owe the most business taxes. Now that is expanding the site to include those who owe the city-owned Water department and PGW.

07/12/2011

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Crews To Collect Leaves For Next Six Weeks In Philadelphia

The latest tussle between City Council and the Nutter Administration involves leaves specifically whether the city will take care of leaf collection in the most tree-filled neighborhoods.

11/07/2010