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Philadelphia Water Department Planning & Design Manual

This Planning & Design Manual serves as a resource for planners and designers seeking guidance on the process for creating green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) for the Philadelphia Water Department. The site is intended for use by providers of professional planning and engineering services contracted by Philadelphia Water, partners, and other agencies working with the Department and Philadelphia Water staff. This manual covers:

  1. Planning
  2. Design
  3. Post-Design

Philadelphia Water Landscape Design Guidebook

This GSI Landscape Design Guidebook (2018) provides guidance and requirements for design professionals to complete successful
landscape designs for public GSI projects for the Philadelphia Water Department.


Resources required for contractors looking to provide GSI planning & design services to Philadelphia Water Department

PWD Resource Directory


Doing Business with Philadelphia Water Department and the City of Philadelphia

Contracts and Procurement–  Learn about helpful resources that Philadelphia Water and the City of Philadelphia offer relating to procurement and minority, women, and disability-owned business enterprises (MWDBE).


Contracts with the City of Philadelphia

econtractPhilly– The online interface for the public and vendors interested in contracting opportunities with the City of Philadelphia. Search and apply for non-bid contract opportunities.

Request for Proposals (RFP) by the City of Philadelphia

Small Contracts Big IdeasSubscribe to or browse new and existing contracting opportunities as they are posted