Governor Proclaims Drinking Water Week

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed May 5-11 as Drinking Water Week and encourages all people in our state to join him in this special observance.


Whereas, healthy communities and a vibrant economy rely on safe and reliable drinking water; and

Whereas, public awareness of the importance of safe tap water is critical to supporting and sustaining this resource; and

Whereas, the dedicated people who work every day to operate, maintain, and manage Washington's public water systems deserve our gratitude for their tireless efforts to keep our water safe and flowing; and

Whereas, each resident of our state can help sustain our water resources by educating themselves about their drinking water, practicing water conservation, and getting involved in local efforts to protect their waters from pollution; and

Whereas, what we do today to protect our drinking water and invest in the infrastructure that delivers it will affect the prosperity and well-being of future generations;

Now, Therefore, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, do hereby proclaim May 5-11, 2019, as Drinking Water Week in Washington.