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2013-10-10 23:27:02

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is using one of its major employee parking lots as a testing ground for various types of permeable pavement materials designed to prevent stormwater runoff from polluting local rivers and streams. Funded by the PWD and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the project will help advance strategies under the city’s nationally renowned Green City, Clean Waters stormwater management plan. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Crews have...

2013-10-09 23:03:02

These Stormwater Management Incentives Program (SMIP) grants will promote green stormwater management practices on private and non-profit properties resulting in the planned development of 77 greened acres. The SMIP grant is an important component of PWD’s Green City Clean Waters Plan that includes an ambitious goal to covert 9,500 impervious acres to “green acres” that capture and manage the first one inch of stormwater runoff to achieve beautiful, fishable, clean and healthy rivers...

2012-08-23 10:22:27

Agency Now Accepting Applications for 2013 Grants HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $900,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. The agency is now accepting applications for 2013. Coastal zone management grants support programs that measure the impact of various...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Azavea (formerly Avencia), an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software design and development firm, announces the launch of PhillyStormwater.org, a public web Stormwater Billing application (http://PhillyStormwater.org/) for the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD). The application supports the City of Philadelphia's new parcel-based stormwater billing program. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) October 29, 2010 Azavea, an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software...