World Water Day Milwuakee 2013FRESH WATER!  On March 22nd, 2013, as part of the 10th Annual United Nations World Water Day (WWD), people around the globe will hold events focused on the importance of managing the world’s freshwater resources. Milwaukee will observe the day with the 2nd Annual Milwaukee WWD 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 6. Proceeds from the event benefit The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chapter of Engineers without Borders (EWB-UWM) who build water distribution systems in Guatemala.

Sign-up for the 5K Run/Walk here. We’ll see you there!

DID YOU KNOW?  Milwaukee is recognized internationally as a hub of water technology, due to the work of the Milwaukee 7 Water Council and the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences,  AND Milwaukee is one of two U.S. cities (the other is San Francisco) and one of 13 world wide, to be designated as a United Nations Global Compact City. The UN Global Compact address issues involving human rights, environmentalism, health or labor standards. Milwaukee’s emphasis is on water quality.

WE’RE DOING A “GIVE BACK” HANmade Milwaukee Lakefront Souvenir Bandannas highlight freshwater recreation at its best…a benefit we’re so very fortunate to enjoy. That’s why, in conjunction with the Milwaukee WWD 5K Run/Walk, HANmade Milwaukee will give $2 from every bandanna sold ONLINE from March 22-April 22 to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chapter of Engineers without Borders (EWB-UWM). Click here to purchase and therefore make a donation!

THANK YOU for helping the global work for FRESH WATER!