Water: A Philadelphia Story

An illustrated history of Philadelphia's use and abuse of its rivers and streams, which resulted ingross pollution that killed thousands, and the piping hundreds of miles of streams into underground sewers. You'll never look at this city-or any city-in the same way again.

March 4, 2018
6:00 PM
Gardener's Studio
Adam Levine

For the past 20 years, as a consultant for the Philadelphia Water Department, Adam Levine has researched the history of the ciy's watersheds, water supply and sewers. He spends most of his time in archives and libraries, but has actually been down in the sewers 3 times. You might also know Adam as the editor in chief of PHS's own magazine, GROW.