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Weeks after Hurricane Sandy, swelling swale lingers at Roxborough Reservoir

    •   A view of the swale looking toward Eva Street, where construction vehicles surround a deluge of water left from Sandy
      A view of the swale looking toward Eva Street, where construction vehicles surround a deluge of water left from Sandy

By Amy Z. Quinn
For NewsWorks

A deluge of water from Hurricane Sandy proved a sudden test of the Philadelphia Water Department's ongoing storm water management project around the Upper Roxborough Reservoir -- and it barely passed. Over the last few months, workers have carved away a wooded hillside off the corner of Summit Avenue and Eva



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