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The Philadelphia Water Department helped with the makeover of this neighborhood park, which now includes a rain garden and a water related mural. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis for The Washington Post)

The problems along Tacony Creek — and in countless urban waterways — begin way upstream, Slavet explained as she surveyed the trash-strewn culvert. Rainwater trickles off roofs and roads into drains that join the sewers, mixing the runoff with everything people flush down their toilets or toss into their kitchen disposals.

By Frances Stead Sellers
Julie Slavet, director of the Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, stands downstream from the Philadelphia’s largest outfall. (Jessica Kourkounis for The Washington Post)

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