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Alison Pechenick <[log in to unmask]>
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Engineers Without Borders <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 03:52:49 -0400
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Hello everyone,

Professor Nancy Hayden taught us quite a lot about this in CE151.  The  
evidence - both
global/political* and environmental - is quite compelling:  I haven't  
used bottled water
since.

I'm sure she'd be glad to help with ideas and resources.

Best to all,

Alison

* See, for example, "Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit"  
by Vandana Shiva.




Quoting Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell <[log in to unmask]>:

> FYI....
>
> Dear EWB-USA Student Chapters,
>
> Food & Water Watch challenges college students to declare their love for
> tap water. Below is the challenge and good luck!
>
> *The Challenge:*
>
> Produce a 30 second to 3 minute video that includes:
>
> 1.      A declaration of your love for tap water
>
> 2.      Some discussion about bottled water consumption
>
> 3.      A persuasive case as to why your school -- or any campus --
> should give up bottled water (see a sample on YouTube)
> <http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=JFbatfJEm9NwC0NgC2j2EesjhkT%2Fhst8>
>
>
>    *The Prize*
>
>          Our first place winner will receive a $1,500 award, and his or
> her video will be featured prominently on the Take Back the Tap
> <http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=UtGuYCTDg5od4KsWDXPmz%2BsjhkT%2Fhst8>
> website;
>
>          the second place runner-up will receive a $500 prize; and
>
>          the third place winner will receive a Take Back the Tap gift bag.
>
> The winner will be chosen by a panel of prestigious judges, including
> leaders in environment and film. Submissions are accepted until 11:59 pm
> *April 14th, 2008*. Enter now.
> <http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=WyyrAVAuJeLfTb4PtBNfb%2BsjhkT%2Fhst8>
>
> Or tell others
> <http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=E9I%2BUjFWfznh8U5nf2VPXOsjhkT%2Fhst8>
> about the I Heart Tap Water Student Video Contest.
>
> Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organization that works to
> ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and
> abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take
> action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat
> and drink.
> -- 
>
> Rosemary Powers
> Chapter Relations Manager
> Serving the North East Region
>
> Engineer Without Borders
> 1811 Lefthand Circle
> LOngmont CO 80501
> Phone: 720 204 3196
> Fax: 303 772 2699
> www.ewb-usa.org
>
>
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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