Resources Five Ways to Participate Message Framework Graphics and Logo Op-Ed & Press Release Template Resolution Template Social Media Posts Five Ways to Participate Develop your own materials using our message framework and logo, or use our prepared templates. Click on the options above to download these resources. 1. Engage on social media! Educate your network about the importance of water by posing the question, What is the value of water in your daily life? Share video or images, live stream or start a contest, and use #ValueWater. Create an online poll, pledge, or contest for your network on how they value water servicesShare a video, infographics or water-themed memes and gifsDesign a custom Snapchat filter 2. Host an event for your community, in person or online Create an experience and foster knowledge of this vital, invisible water infrastructure by hosting a facility open house, project site tour, or another event, if it is safe to do so. Many of these events can also be done virtually via Zoom or other online platforms! Host a family-friendly event celebrating the value of water featuring local organizations and water service providersHost an open house inviting community members to learn about protecting the local environment and water projects currently underway 3. Get water in the news. Communicate the message that valuing water, and the systems that deliver it, is an environmental, economic, and public health imperative. Pitch your own news story or use our op-ed template! Partner with brands or influencers to join in to talk about the importance of water resources.Contribute a guest column on the importance of investment in local infrastructureFeature your organization on local news calling on residents to imagine a day without waterAlign a publication release with the national day of action 4. Partner with a local mayor or public official. Water infrastructure investment enjoys broad bipartisan support. Share the Value of Water Campaign’s public opinion polling data with your local officials and encourage them to demonstrate their support for Imagine a Day Without Water and for water policies that support a sustainable water future. Work with your mayor or governor to issue a proclamation supporting Imagine a Day Without WaterCollaborate with a town council or utility board of commissioners to pass a resolution supporting Imagine a Day Without WaterWork with elected officials to introduce legislation on a local water issue. 5. Bring Imagine a Day into the classroom. A sustainable water future will depend on the success of our next generation of water leaders. Develop contests or curriculum that engages students on the value of water and encourages them to share what a day without water would mean to them. Host a student art contest related to the theme of valuing waterDevelop green infrastructure at a local schoolLead an interactive demonstration or special activity And no matter how you choose to participate – be sure to take photographs and videos to show how you celebrate the day and share it out on social media using #ValueWater!