Pet waste, pet care products and other pollutants left on the streets and grasslands can be washed into the storm drains that flow to waterways. Dog owners citywide can help prevent contamination of beaches and parklands from dog waste by picking up after their dog.
Each year, BWSC and other water distribution utilities and environmental groups across the United States celebrate National Drinking Water Week during the first full week of May. A joint congressional resolution declared the event a national observance in 1988 and thousands participate every year. The aim of National Drinking Water Week is to reach out to young people to increase awareness of and involvement in water issues.
Below, you will find fun National Drinking Water Week activities for kids. Visit the American Water Works Association website for more information about this national event.