Get involved in the decisions that
affect the management and quality of your drinking water. Attend public meeting (with
adults) where quality and quantity discussions are held.
Participate in the clean up of areas
surrounding your source water.
Participate in a storm drain
Join a community group, with your
parents, that's taking action regarding drinking water issues in your area.
Put pressure on political figures to
enforce regulations regarding the dumping of hazardous wastes. Write letters, make phone
calls and send e-mail expressing your views and concerns.
Ask local businesses to find innovative
ways to reduce toxic waste and use water more wisely. Many solutions exist that enable
businesses to recycle water, for example.
Suggest local officials implement a
wellhead protection program if your community relies on groundwater.