Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2010 - (Page 24)

dropby Protecting BY LAURA VIDAL AND LEIGH ANN CROSS W Crisis ater Indiana’s WATER IS ESSENTIAL to sustain all life; the water we have on Earth today is the same water that was on Earth millions of years ago. We have a responsibility to take care of our water in order to sustain life in the future. The problem, however, is that most of us view clean water as an unlimited resource, always readily and easily accessible. That is why it is crucial to educate people about the importance of upgrading and/or replacing water and wastewater infrastructure. The idea for “Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana’s Water Supply” was born from the national documentary, Liquid Assets, produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting. The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water’s Board of Directors were inspired by Liquid Assets, recognizing the powerful message brought to the public’s attention and the need to bring that message to Indiana on the specific issues that affect our state. Connie Stevens, a director for both the Alliance and the Indiana Regional Sewer District Association (IRSDA), took the reins and joined the Alliance, the IRSDA and WFYI (a public broadcasting station in Indianapolis) to accomplish the goal. 24 • Fourth Quarter 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2010

Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2010
Table of Contents
From the President
Running Out of Water
Freshwater Scarcity: The Greatest Crisis Most Americans Have Never Heard Of
Climate Change!?
Protecting Indiana's Water Supply
Fussing and Fighting in the Same Sandbox or Working Together for the Community?
2010 Waterpro Wrap-Up
Regulatory Update
Quality on Tap Pride!
Throwing My Loop
Index to Advertisers/
From the CEO

Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2010