Water: National Drinking Water Week
National Drinking Water Week 2013
Join us! Celebrate National Drinking Water Week, May 5th - 11th!
Safe drinking water relies on all of us. Do your part to be informed, observant, involved and protective!Each American uses about 100 gallons of water per day...save water, save energy, save the environment!
Choose WaterSense labeled products in your home, yard, and business and take simple steps to save water! Learn about WaterSense and what you can do today!
- How to protect
your drinking water for life
- Promote drinking water protection
- Consumer Confidence Report (CCR): Frequent Questions
- States participating in Drinking Water Watch
- Private Wells: What to do after a Flood
- Your local drinking water information
- Drinking Water Strategy Update
- Consumer information Resources
Of all the Earth’s water, most is ocean or sea (97%). About two percent (2%) of the world’s water is frozen and therefore unusable. That leaves a little less than one percent (1%) of the Earth’s water suitable for drinking water.
- For your own celebration, why not build an aquifer in a cup? Visit our “Kids Stuff, For Teachers (Grades 4-8)” page for step-by-step instructions, complete with narration and visual support
- Take a Virtual tour of a
Drinking Water Treatment Plant
- Fun Drinking Water Facts, Games, and Activities
- EPA Students for the Environment
- Can you survive A Day Without Water?
Many communities are not prepared for an interruption in water services. The Community-Based Water Resiliency Tool can help communities prepare before a water service interruption.
- How Much Water?
This blog post by Pam Lazos expresses the need to do more than just conserve water, but to live a sustainable lifestyle.