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Clean Water 6K Event

“Clean Water 6K” A race to fight the global water crisis Saturday, August 16th, 2014, 9:30 am. to 12 pm Chestnut Hill Reservoir Trail | Boston, MA Event Partners: Greens Streets Initiative, Zone 5 Fitness BOSTON, MA (Aug 16th, 2014) BeCause Water, a Boston-based movement for water sustainability, is hosting a “Clean Water 6K,” at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir Trail, on August 16, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:00 am. The event will consist of a 6 Kilometer race beginning at 9:30 a.m. After the race, participants are invited to the Waterworks Museum to learn how they can become more water sustainable at their school, business, or household. Included in the registration, participants will be able to tour the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum (across street) to learn about the history of Boston's water system as it relates to Social History, Public Health, Engineering, and Architecture. Guests will need to RSVP via the eventbrite link at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clean-water-6k-tickets-12226544925 Proceeds from the event will go to Water.org. The public can contact Ethan Berceli at ethan@becausewater.com with any questions preceding the event. About BeCause Water because water is a movement for water sustainability. We are changing the model in which water is consumed and perceived by increasing awareness and access to local, clean drinking water. Our firm develops and provides technology, hydration products, and marketing programs to support local, clean drinking water. About Water.org Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation. Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners International in 1990. In July 2009, WaterPartners merged with H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org. Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector.

9:30am on Saturday, August 16th 2014

Chestnut Hill Reservoir


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