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  1. Green City, Clean Waters Promo

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    This 3 minute promo shows what's possible when a bold vision starts to play out. For all the details, check out Green City, Clean Waters - The Full Story, which is available for screening for…

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    • Green Schools: Albert Greenfield Elementary

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      Thanks to alot of hard work by parents, students, neighborhood volunteers, and a wide range of community partners, the Albert M. Greenfield Elementary School has transformed its asphalt schoolyard…

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      • Percy Street Goes Green: Another Philadelphia First

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        Another piece of the City of Brotherly Love's stormwater management puzzle has been put into place, this time on the 800 block of Percy Street in South Philadelphia's Bella Vista neighborhood.…

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        • Kensington Green Street

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          City officials, community partners, and the Philadelphia Water Department celebrate the completion of the first in a series of stormwater-friendly GREEN STREETS as part of "Green City, Clean…

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          • Greener, Healthier Play: Herron Playground

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            Herron Playground is a shining example of what is possible when city agencies work together to achieve compatible goals. Concrete and asphalt have been replaced by plants and trees, porous safety…

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            • Green Homes

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              Since residential roof tops account for a pretty significant amount of impervious cover, Green Homes is an element of the Philadelphia Water Department's ambitious Green City, Clean Waters program…

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              • Creating Community: Columbus Square Park

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                As part of a city-wide effort to manage its combined sewer overflow problems in a more natural way, the Philadelphia Water Department's Green Streets Program is using a combination of vegetation…

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                • The Watershed Connection: East Falls

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                  When the East Falls Development Corporation began planning a parking area adjacent to the Schuylkill River, locals wanted it done an environmentally sensitive way. Rather than directing runoff into…

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                  • Keeping Water On Site: Waterview Recreation Center

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                    At first glance, the area surrounding the Waterview Recreation Center in Philadelphia's Germantown section seems ordinary enough--but in reality, it's comprised of a number of "green…

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                    • Solving Runoff Block by Block

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                      In cities, we have severely altered the natural water cycle; during storms, this can cause street and basement flooding and result in rainwater carrying pollution into our rivers and streams. Greening…

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                      • Rain Barrels: Preventing Water Pollution Starts at Home

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                        Everyone's heard terms like rainwater recycling, rain gardens, and rain barrels lately, but chances are pretty good that most of us don't know what they mean--and if we do, most of us average…

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                        • Green City, Clean Waters 9 minute Overview

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                          When it rains in the City of Brotherly Love, problems soon follow because more than half the city has "combined" sewers - pipes that carry both storm water and sewage. When it rains, the…

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