Clean water is the focus of World Water Day 2010. It's important that
we each do our part to prevent pollution and protect our water. All it
takes are a few small steps to make a big impact when it comes to
water quality and sustainability.
You can start right now by taking the pledge below, based on clean
water suggestions from UN-Water.
In order to protect water quality, I pledge to:
-Sweep my driveway, the sidewalk, the gutters, and the patio instead
of hosing them down
-Pick up my pet's waste
-Properly dispose of my household chemicals by using household
hazardous collection sites when I can
-Find a "green" carwash that reuses the water instead of hosing down
my car in the driveway or on the street
-Not litter or pour anything down storm drains
-Not use harmful pesticides and to use fertilizers sparingly
-Not throw my yard and garden clippings in the trash but to compost them
-Participate in city planning by voting for plans with "Low Impact Development"
Keep up the great work. Look what you've accomplished!
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