August 10, 2011
WRD to the Rescue Squirt is Here!
New Educational Water Conservation Animation Makes Saving Water Fun
LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District (WRD), the groundwater management agency for south Los Angeles County, announced today the launch of its new animated Squirt educational water conservation series. www.wrd.org/safe(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO )
Squirt is the latest WRD water hero to aid in the District's groundwater protection efforts.
"We are enthused about the new Squirt series said WRD Board President Sergio Calderon. This animation will allow us to share our mission, vision and story with children in a creative way, and will help us continue to keep the public informed, educated and excited about what we are doing to protect our most precious treasure, groundwater."
Throughout the year, WRD will release new episodes as Squirt looks out for groundwater contamination and provides tips for more efficient water use. Videos, printed materials and other educational materials will be made available for use in local schools.
Squirt is the part of WRD's water conservation outreach program that will help Californian's meet the statewide mandate to reduce water consumption by 20 percent by 2020.
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California is the regional groundwater management agency that protects and preserves the quantity and quality of groundwater for two of the most utilized basins in the State of California, with a service area that is home to over ten percent of California's population residing in 43 cities in southern Los Angeles County with a publicly elected Board of Directors including Willard H. Murray, Jr., Robert Katherman, Lillian Kawasaki, Sergio Calderon, and Albert Robles.
For more information about the Water Replenishment District please visit www.wrd.org.
SOURCE Water Replenishment District of Southern California