Fresh water is a renewable resource, yet the world’s supply of fresh clean groundwater is steadily decreasing. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) confirms that more people have died due to unsanitary drinking water than all wars combined. The lack of proper water filtration allows for contaminants to be easily consumed and cause severe sickness. Filtering impure water that contain poisons and toxic materials is essential to overall greater health. The purification of water impacts quality of life daily in significant ways.
The way we use water to grow food, what food we eat that require water, the clothes we wear and consume that need water. Learn about the water conservation efforts that are making a difference with cost-effective and environmentally impactful solutions that protect our waterways and reduce the demand for our most important natural resource -- water.
Using less water reduces stress on our planet, our collective efforts can and will make the world a better place. Our love and respect for conserving and protecting water is mission critical. Stand with your water loving friends around the world and make your stand to take steps now to protect and conserve water.
This is not some half baked, ill thought out special interest effort that has little to no impact on each and every one of us. Believe it, we all need to begin to get water, love water and start making smart decisions about how we relate to water.
Here are the top ways you can help make a stand for water:
Donating: Making contributions of any size to organizations that promote clean water projects is a great way to help. There are thousands of organizations worldwide that are fighting for the access to clean water for all. LoveWater is an established organization that provides access to clean water and strives to provide better opportunities for developing nations. Pay it forward and donate today!
Fundraising: Starting your very own fundraiser is an exciting way to take matters into your own hands. Gather a few friends or people that support your cause and engage in activities such as bake sales, car washes, walkathons or host events to raise money.
Spread the Word: Engaging in social media posts is an effective method to gain traction for your cause. Use platforms such a Twitter, Facebook or even Snapchat to spread awareness about water safety and encourage your followers to take action.
Volunteering: Research organizations that go to nations without clean drinking water and participate in their clean water efforts. Many organizations like the Water Project are looking for helping hands to build wells and bring water to remote areas. Volunteering your time and energy is a truly rewarding and makes a huge impact.
Clean water is a vital resource needed to sustain life. All should have access to purified water sources. Please, let’s all stand to love water.
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Take action today to support water quality monitoring in your community by contacting your local government officials and ask them to support water monitoring legislation in your community.
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