All communities depend on clean water and that supply of clean water depends on the actions of members in the community and outside of it.
The small city of Kutztown lies within the Saucony Creek watershed in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The watershed is mostly agricultural, dotted with small family crop and livestock farms, and the activities on these farms affect water supplies near and far.
The wastewater treatment facility in Pottstown has a problem, and it's a problem that is growing and becoming increasingly expensive.
A $12 million federal grant to the city will help bridge another gap in the Schuylkill River Trail, from Center City to Southwest Philadelphia.
The latest portion is known as the Christian to Crescent Connection, according to Joseph Syrnick, president of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation.
A proposed renovation to a trestle across the Schuylkill River would connect trail users with downtown Royersford.
The Royersford-Spring City trestle would allow trail users to access a future planned trail extension into Royersford as well.
Car axles, lawnmowers and a snow blower are among the big items volunteers have discovered discarded along Monroeville roads during the municipality's annual Jack Sedlak Memorial Clean Up Day.
A $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help fund an addition to the Schuylkill River Trail that will connect Center City to Southwest Philadelphia.
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant, more commonly known as a TIGER grant, will go toward connecting the existing trail’s southern end at Christian Street with the Grays Ferry Crescent, which now sits disconnected from the rest of the trail, Sens. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) and Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) announced. The expansion will bring the trail closer to an eventual connection with Bartram’s Garden.
After years of lobbying in D.C., Pennsylvania senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced on Tuesday that they have secured $12 million in federal funding to help pay for the completion of the Schuylkill River Trail in Philadelphia.
Officials celebrated a $1 million project to construct a pedestrian bridge for Schuylkill River Trail users over Route 724 in Union Township.
As of next year, avid cyclists and hikers will have plenty to look forward to when warm weather makes its return.
On Saturday, Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area celebrated the project initiation of a new Schuylkill River bridge that is expected to dramatically improve safety for those who need to cross Route 724 in Union Township while using the trail.