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Historic Germantown “Stormwater Pioneer” ceremony
May 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The city of Philadelphia will honor Historic Germantown as a “Stormwater Pioneer” for its stormwater management efforts and creation of community greenspace. Join city officials, business leaders, and design specialists as they recognize Historic Germantown for its efforts.
WHAT: The City of Philadelphia honors Historic Germantown for its rehabilitation of an existing asphalt-covered courtyard and parking lot into a breathtaking community green space and rain garden with native trees, shrubs and landscaped terrain. The revitalized space is a showcase of how community groups can work with the Philadelphia Water Department to implement important, grant-supported stormwater management tools that protect our streams and drinking water.
- Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia
- Debra McCarty, Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner
- Loretta Witt, President, Historic Germantown
- Claudia Levy, Partner, Levy DiCarlo Partners LLC
WHERE: Historic Germantown, 5501 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19144
WHEN: Thursday, May 24, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
• Beautifully landscaped green space courtyard
• Resplendent rain garden with native flora
• Innovative stormwater management systems
• Top City officials and business leaders
• Environmental and landscape design specialists