Clean Water? We’ve Got a Mussel for That
A partnership between the City and a number of organizations is working to filter Philly’s waterways the way nature intended
Guest Commentary: How To Keep Our Drinking Water Safe
Last month’s toxic spill in Otter Creek could have been an environmental catastrophe. A watershed protection expert lays out what we need to do to ensure our rivers stay clean for all Philadelphians
A Win Win for Water
The Philadelphia Water Department's nationally-recognized Soak It Up Adoption program pays local community groups to help divert nearly 3 billion gallons of stormwater from our rivers every year
Reality Check: Why Aren’t We Talking About Our Water Bills?
Last week’s water main break is evidence of Philly’s infrastructure problem. But WURD’s afternoon host wonders why higher fees are again the city’s only solution
The Dangers of Disruption
In a cautionary tale, a Philly entrepreneur with big dreams runs afoul of the Philadelphia Water Department
Reality Check: Will Water Bills Drown Philly’s Poor?
WURD’s afternoon host wonders if a new bill assistance program can keep the water on and cover aging system costs