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2023 World Water Day Program: Water, Heritage Sites & Sustainability
Date:Saturday, March 18th
Location: Fairmount Water Works (link to venue website)640 Water Works Drive Philadelphia, PA 19130
DAY 2: WATER, HERITAGE SITES & SUSTAINABILITY (SATURDAY, MARCH 18 from 10am – 5pm)
Facilitated by the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, In partnership with TU Delft, PortCityFutures, Philadelphia Water Department, Global Philadelphia, and the Alliance for Watershed Education.
A full day program open to everyone about water as a lead up to the UN Water Conference 2023 in NYC March 22-24th, a mid-term review of the objectives of “Water for Sustainable Development (2018-2028) hosted by Tajikistan and the Netherlands.
A Delegation from the Netherlands will gather with Philadelphians at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center to affirm the central role water plays in sustainable development.
Program highlights include: speakers, lunch, guided tours of the Water Works, viewing of the award-winning “POOL: A Social History of Segregation”, and a closing preview of our latest exhibit “Inland: The Abandoned Canals of the Schuylkill Navigation” with Sandy Sorlien. Join us for informal conversations and serious game playing that will celebrate water, public engagement, place-based education and the conservation of historic and cultural sites associated with water.View Event Website
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