Category Archives: Water Supply

Walking in Leesburg, Va., for Water in Western Africa – 13th Annual Walk on May 7, 2016

“Walking for Water” is an annual walk in Leesburg, Virginia, to raise funds for water wells and other needs in Burkina Faso and other countries in western Africa.  A student at Heritage High School in Leesburg began the event in 2004, which has now expanded to California.  The 2016 walk (the 13th annual) is on May 7.  For more information, visit; or contact Wisdom Spring, Inc., Walking for Water, 5960 South Land Park Drive #200; Sacramento, CA 95822; phone to Cheri Faley at (703) 201-9709, or Susan Hough at (703) 505-5152; or e-mail:

On Virginia Water Radio for 5-2-16: Sounds and Music to Call Attention to Drinking Water Week, May 1-7, 2016

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of May 2, 2016, is “Drinking Water Week.”  The 3 min./58 sec. episode, available online at, focuses the American Water Works Association’s initiative to draw attention every May to drinking water and public water supplies.

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Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is  Have a listen or two!