Past Highlights

Past Highlights

Past Highlights

Highlights from 2021

On October 21, 2021, the Value of Water Campaign hosted our seventh annual Imagine a Day Without Water, engaging over 1,400 participants from across the nation to reach millions on social media. Check out the Value of Water Campaign’s Imagine a Day Without Water highlights scroller below.

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Additional highlights from Imagine a Day Without Water 2021:

  • US Water Alliance CEO Mami Hara took part in a nationwide radio tour
  • Renée Willette, vice president, Programs and Strategy at the US Water Alliance spoke on a podcast with Bob Crossen of Water and Wastes Digest. To listen to the discussion, click here.
  • We hosted a One Water Webinar where speakers examined state and local policies and programs that water leaders across the country report are making a difference in their communities. View the webinar here.
  • US Water Alliance Artist-in-Residence Benny Starr spoke on media platform Chicago Ideas with Kimberly Neely du Buclet, commissioner at Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, and Brad Keywell, Chicago Ideas founder, about water’s value and ensuring an equitable water future.

  • The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and Pittsburgh Sewer and Water Authority teamed up to host a contest for students in which they shared their thoughts on the importance of water through an essay or drawing.
  • The Water Replenishment District shared a drought toolkit, which provides users with pro tips to conserving water in the event of a water shortage. Check out the toolkit here.
  • Murfreesboro Water Resources Community Affairs Department hosted an artwork contest for local high school students, offering up to $400 in prizes.
  • City of Santa Fe Water Conservation Office, in partnership with Santa Fe County and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, developed a video to raise awareness about the role water plays in the Santa Fe community by imagining the public health implications of a day without water during a pandemic. The video can be viewed here.
  • County of Maui Department of Water Supply worked with community television stations to create a PSA using posters from their annual conservation poster contest. View their designs here.
  • Arts Midwest hosted a webinar entitled "Water Unites Us," in which water advocates and creatives discussed the need for water equity and the ways in which water unites the nation. Learn more here.
  • Clean Water Action posted an informative blog about the need for investment in our nation’s water systems and the reality of inequitable water and sanitation access. Read their blog post here.
  • Central Arkansas Water coordinated with Little Rock artist Tanya Hollifield on a mural dedicated to water access, which also doubles as a water bottle filling station. Read more about the mural here.
  • ​​Houston Public Works hosted a video contest open to the Houston community. Winners of the contest will be recognized by City Council, and the winning video will be shown at the Citizens Environmental Council 2021 Wild About Houston Green Film Festival. Learn more here.
  • Cobb County Water Systems created a clever video dedicated to water professionals everywhere titled “Imagine a Day Without Water Professionals.” View the video here.