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Philadelphia Water Department Open Houses

Saturday, April 14 & 21, 2018

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Come see what your water bill pays for and get a behind the scenes look at everything needed to deliver safe water and protect our rivers! 

  • Hear from Commissioner Debra McCarty, the first woman to lead PWD in its 200-year history.
  • Take an engineer-led tour to get an up-close look at the infrastructure you help fund.
    * Please wear comfortable shoes for the walking tour.
  • Talk to Water Revenue experts and learn how we help customers save.
  • Meet the nation’s most-trusted water quality scientists, plant operators and more.
  • Learn how our city is leading the way with Green City, Clean Waters, America’s first large-scale green stormwater infrastructure program.

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We've scheduled two dates to highlight our largest facilities, drinking water and waste water treatment plants:


Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant

Saturday, April 14  |  10 am – 2 pm

25 Pattison Avenue (view map)
Philadelphia, PA 19148

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Baxter Drinking Water Treatment Plant

Saturday, April 21  |  10 am – 2 pm

Guests should park at Pleasant Hill Park
N. Delaware Ave. & Linden Ave. (view map)

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Shuttles will transport guests to the Baxter Treatment Plant


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