MEDIA ADVISORY: LADWP and City Leaders Celebrate Tap Water Day LA, Announce Plans to Install 200 Hydration Stations in Advance of 2028 Olympics

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to announce at the 5th Annual Tap Water Day LA, plans to install or refurbish 200 drinking water stations city-wide for the enjoyment and health of all residents and visitors to the city, in advance of the 2028 Olympics, as part of LA’s Green New Deal.

The benefits of Los Angeles’ pure, clean, refreshing tap water will be celebrated by city leaders and department officials as well as representatives from community organizations at the annual celebration at LADWP headquarters.

In addition to announcing the refurbishment/installation of 200 public drinking stations, the celebration will highlight the city’s clean, reliable drinking water.

Free reusable water bottles will be distributed to attendees for a “Tap Water Toast.”

LADWP Headquarters, John Ferraro Building
111 North Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Councilmember Paul Krekorian, 2nd Council District
Councilmember Monica Rodriguez, 7th Council District
Marty Adams, LADWP Chief Operating Officer
Mark Hovatter, Los Angeles Unified School District Chief Facilities Executive
Evelyn Wendel, WeTap Founder

Photo opportunity featuring a large group of people including officials from various City Departments and LADWP employees conducting an annual “Tap Water Toast” as they drink from re-usable water bottles.

Two existing hydration stations right outside LADWP headquarters will serve as the focal point of the “Tap Water Toast.”

Albert Rodriguez, LADWP



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