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Agua 4 All featured on Univision

The east valley has long felt the health harms of not having access to clean drinking water. A health profile of the area found children there drink sugary drinks in lieu of water, raising their chances of developing obesity and diabetes. The national Spanish-language news station Univision took notice of the Agua 4 All campaign, which is helping increase access to drinking water by installing water bottle filling stations in targeted public areas. “[The] Univision story was a great opportunity to raise awareness about access to drinking water, but he also said the media coverage has helped lift the long-standing issue of contaminated water in rural communities to a national level.” Read the coverage on Coachella Unincorporated.

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This entry was posted on July 16, 2015 by in Coachella Unincorporated, Print and tagged , , .

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