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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: April 30, 2009
CONTACT: Sarah Pillsbury, NHDES, (603) 271-1168
David Paris, NHWWA, (603) 624-6482

Media Advisory
DES and NH Water Works Association to Highlight Drinking Water Week with Daily Press Releases

Concord, N.H. – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Service and the New Hampshire Water Works Association (NHWWA) will celebrate National Drinking Water Week, May 3 – 9, 2009 with a series of daily press releases that will focus on pressing water supply-related issues facing New Hampshire. NHWWA’s membership consists of municipal water systems, community-type water systems, investor-owned water utilities, water works equipment and materials manufacturers and suppliers, engineers, consultants and government regulators and others.

The schedule of press releases:

May 4
May 5
May 6
May 7
May 8

Challenges facing small community systems
Aging infrastructure, insufficient funding
Private well users at risk without proper testing & treatment
Sustainability in the face of climate change
How we use our “drinking” water: outdoors!

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WHEN:

WHO:

Daily Press Releases During Drinking Water Week

May 4 – 8, 2009

N.H. Department of Environmental Services and
N.H. Water Works Association

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