Water Department

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Mike Dougherty
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Assistance is available for Philadelphians who are having trouble keeping up with their utility bills, and more information will be available at three informational meetings this month . PECO, the Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) banded...
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A Water Department spokesman said one water main, maybe two, broke on Ridge Ave near Scotts Lane.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 15, 2019 - 6:51 am
UPDATED: 10 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of homes and businesses in East Falls are waiting to get their water turned on again as crews work to fix one of two water mains that broke just after midnight on Friday. The two breaks happened around 12:30 a.m. on Ridge Avenue, according to...
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Philly officials visiting Royal Tailor and speaking with business owners at Time.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
November 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been four months since a massive water main broke in Center City Philadelphia, and businesses that were damaged when 15 million gallons of water flooded Sansom Street still have not recovered. Mayor Jim Kenney joined Philadelphia Water Department officials Monday...
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Fishtown road closures will continue.
Andrew Kramer / KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 29, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Water Department is now saying road closures will continue for "upwards of one month" following an Oct. 18 water main break along Girard Avenue in Fishtown. The detours have taken a toll on many businesses in the area, including 3 J's Food Market. "We...
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