Fairmount Works


2017 Update

We are back! After years of silence from us, we’ll be soon up and running again with the financial help from our friends from Quantum Code.

2014 Was Amazing!

Enjoy this End-of-Year Recap…

Upcoming Events

Skiing The Sewer Line: A Wissahickon Snow Day Adventure

January 13 @ 8:00 am – March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Mommies & Minnows, Fathers & Fry: Nothing Flaky About Snowflakes

February 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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About Us

The mission of the Fairmount Water Works (FWW) is to foster stewardship of our shared water resources by encouraging informed decisions about the use of land and water. We educate citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed – its past, present and future – and collaborate with partners to instill an appreciation for the connections between daily life and the natural environment…
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Get Involved

The Fairmount Water Works was made possible by the Philadelphia Water Department and its many funding and educational partners. Learn more about how you can support watershed education.
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Recent News

Alison Stigora Selected Artist (Art on the Circuit Update) January 8, 2015
Love Your Park Day of Service a Success!
November 21, 2014

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Ask Our Scientist!

Have your questions about water, the environment, and the Schuylkill River answered by our very own Environmental Scientist! Click here .