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Stormwater Factoid: City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia owns and maintains over 90,000 trapped inlet catch basins.  Over 13,000 tons of debris are cleaned from the inlets on an annual basis.  The City spends over $46 million each year on operation & maintenance of stormwater BMPs.

Source: Leading Stormwater Management Programs in Pennsylvania