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Tag Archives | Green Cities Clean Waters

What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Green City, Clean Waters seeking feedback on future stormwater improvements

In South Philly we’ve been seeing a number of Green Cities, Clean Waters improvements being implemented recently. The program from the Philadelphia Water Department is meant to bring green infrastructure improvements to the city to reduce stormwater pollution.


Photo from PWD.

By 2021, they plan to triple the program’s size, bringing even more green improvements to South Philly’s neighborhoods and beyond. In order to continue moving forward with this, they’re seeking community feedback on the improvements to this point and other changes to be implemented over the next five years.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Meeting for Guerin Rec Center shows neighborhood split over green space

UPDATE: According to the Newbold Civic Association, 84% of the comment cards submitted at the meeting were in favor of the green space.

As we told you last week, the plans for the green space in the parking lot of Guerin Recreation Center at 2201 S. 16th St. have been a bit delayed.


The new plan for this green space.

When the project was presented at past meetings, it was mostly favored by the community. Now based on the community reaction at last night’s meeting at the recreation center, there is a split in the neighborhood, mostly based on the South Philly hot-topic issues of parking and dog poop.

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