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A Green Infrastructure Walking Tour: The UC District in Philadelphia – A Student Project

Students from the course, “Green City, Clean Water” presented their final project today and one group of students presented on their project on a Green walking tour. The Philadelphia Water Department already has a website call the Big Green Map. … Continue reading

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FWWIC – the once second most visited site in the country

I As soon as I step into the building, I had a feeling of how important this building is in American History. No I am not talking about the Oval office or the new york stock exchange. I am talking … Continue reading

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Philadelphia – GreenBuild 2013 – A Student’s Perspective

I had the pleasure of attending the week long Greenbuild event through the city of Philadelphia. As a volunteer for Greenbuild, I was able to communicate with individuals from all over the world ranging from students to professors, to professionals, … Continue reading

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Blue-Green Roof – The Positives and the Negatives

Anyone walking from Center City to University City in Philadelphia on Walnut or the opposite direction on Chestnut in the last year during rush hour must have hated the construction that is occurring around 30th street. The site is to … Continue reading

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Budgeting and Financing in the Philadelphia Water Department with Joseph Clare

Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is one of the few in the country that is self-sufficient financially. The department’s tariff is split into three sections including drinking water, waste water and stormwater which is the first of its kind in the … Continue reading

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