About Us

We educate citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed – its past, present and future – and collaborate with partners to instill an appreciation for the connections between daily life and the natural environment. Learn more...

Coast Day 2016

Discover all that Pennsylvania’s coast has to boast at Pennsylvania Coast Day. This free festival will take place at Walnut Plaza (Columbus Avenue at Walnut Street) on Penn’s Landing & at the Fairmount Water Works on Saturday, September 10!
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Upcoming Events

  1. “Falling Waters: The Legacy of the Schuylkill Navigation”

    September 15 - December 30
  2. Urban Sea Exhibit by Melissa D’Agostino

    September 28 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Falling Waters: The Legacy of the Schuylkill Navigation

This exhibition represents the first three years of Sandy Sorlien's quest to photograph all 32 dam sites on on native river. Learn more...  photo Catfish_Dam28_Lock_63_Lo_zps3jnr86uh.jpg

Green City, Clean Waters: Five Down, Twenty to Go

Find Your Watershed!

What watershed do you live, work or play in? Find out here.