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Greener Parks for Cleaner Waters

2013-07-01, Feature, by Amy Liu

Philadelphia parks are crucial to the city's water management system.Home to two major rivers and a vast network of creeks and streams, the City of Philadelphia is also one of the nation’s most urbanized cities. Over the past century, many of Philadelphia’s creeks and streams have been replaced with sewer pipes and the city’s natural surfaces paved over or developed. This urbanization has essentially changed the water cy....

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