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City of Philadelphia

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15 billion gallons of sewage-polluted water flows annually into Philly's rivers and streams

Each year, Philadelphia's waterways are forced to swallow a dirty mix containing 15 billion gallons of untreated sewage and rainwater during storms because of an antiquated city system, according to a report released Thursday by PennEnvironment. The waterways include the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, as well as Cobbs, Frankford, Tacony, and Pennypack Creeks.
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  • Munene Mugambi

    48 w

    Well, there goes Philadelphia's marine ecosystem. Shame


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