Fulton County Celebrates 2023 Drinking Water Week

Fulton County Celebrates 2023 Drinking Water Week

May 03, 2023
Fulton County celebrates water professionals and water infrastructure.

The Fulton County Department of Public Works is gearing up to celebrate, Drinking Water Week (NDWW) May 7–13, 2023. Recognition of the week explores the process behind making safe drinking water available for all residents. Celebration of Drinking Water Week will once again provide a great opportunity to recognize state and local drinking water programs and water utilities to promote the value of drinking water.

Public Works is observing Drinking Water Week by inviting the public to learn how truly vital clean, safe water is in daily life and its role in protecting public health and the environment now and in the future. This year, Drinking Water Week encourages participants to recognize and honor the critical work that water professionals accomplish around the clock to deliver quality tap water while bolstering resilience for water in the future.

"Access to clean, safe drinking water is vital to our daily health, hygiene and hydration," said Fulton County Public Works Director David Clark. "Professionals in the water sector work tirelessly to ensure we have affordable access to the high-quality water we need to strengthen our everyday life and broader communities today and in the future."

Public Works is celebrating this year’s Drinking Water Week with the following:

May 3 – Drinking Water Treatment Display, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Government Center Assembly Hall 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

May 9 – Water Quality Pop-Up, 10 a.m. until Noon
North Fulton Service Center - 11575 Maxwell Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009

May 10 – Drinking Water Facility Tour, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tom Lowe Atlanta-Fulton County Water Treatment Plant - 9750 Spruill Road, Alpharetta, GA 30022. Registration Required: https://forms.gle/r1SQqHAnM5JXCVsc6

To commemorate the week, water utilities, water organizations, government entities, environmental advocates, schools and others throughout the United States and beyond are encouraging consumers to learn more about the importance of water services and water infrastructure, especially in times of crisis.