Imagine a Day Without Water

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  Water wasn’t always available when Rhodora Biagtan was growing up. Now as a DSRSD engineer, she works to make sure our communities have reliable water supplies. Watch the video.

Water wasn’t available every day when Rhodora Biagtan was growing up in the Philippines. Now as an engineer for Dublin San Ramon Services District, she works to make sure our communities have safe, reliable water. Listen to her story.

We Take Water for Granted

Our water and wastewater systems are largely underground--out of sight and out of mind. But they work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to bring clean, safe water to us and take it away after we use it to be treated and recycled or safely released back into the environment.

Across America infrastructure is aging and in need of investment. Drought, flooding, and climate change all place extra pressure on our water and wastewater systems. Different regions face different water challenges, so solutions must be locally driven. But reinvestment in our water must be a national priority.

Here's How You Can Help

No American should have to imagine a day without water. Add your name to the petition to encourage local, state, and federal officials to prioritize investment in water infrastructure and water resources. Pledge to take at least one meaningful step to conserve water.

For each petition signature or pledge, Change the Course will restore 1,000 gallons of water to critically dewatered rivers and wetlands across North America.

Join DSRSD employees and directors in supporting this national campaign. We all depend on fresh water for drinking, food, energy, work, and play.

Imagine a Day Without Water, Sept. 15, 2016
71% of the Earth's surface is covered by water. But only 1% is accessible freshwater suitable for human use.
Each in the U.S., 700 water mains break. Annually we lose 1.7 trillion gallons of water to leaks and breaks.
95% of Americans think it's important to imporve and modernize water infrastructure.