Water Matters, the Water Center at Penn’s quarterly newsletter, explores why and how water matters from a wide variety of perspectives to help readers gain new insights and consider new ways of thinking when approaching their own water challenges.

Water Matters, Issue 1, September 2019

Professional Perspectives


The Philadelphia Water Department has been interested in water pollution caused by plastics for decades. Most of the litter in our city’s natural environment is plastic.
Alumni Views

Innovation in the Water Industry

As a professional in the water and environment industry for the past 25 years, I have always been impressed by the dedication and ingenuity of the people who work to provide clean drinking water and wastewater.

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Water Matters, Issue 1, September 2019

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