Maine CDC Press Release

May 6, 2007

National Drinking Water Week: May 6 to 12

Contact:  
Nancy Beardsley, Drinking Water Program Director
Tel: (207) 287-5674


The DHHS Maine Center for Disease Control’s Drinking Water Program is sponsoring the National Theatre for Children to travel to schools served by community public water systems during National Drinking Water Week. The National Theatre for Children performs skits that educate kindergarten through sixth grade students about the importance of safe drinking water.

The following public water systems and schools will host the National Theatre for Children:

May 8: York Water District
    Starting at 9:30 a.m., the Theater will perform three skits at the York Village Elementary School.

May 9: Winthrop Utilities District
    At 8:30 a.m., the Theater will perform one skit at the Monmouth Middle School.
    At 1:30 p.m., the Theater will perform one skit at the Winthrop Grade School.

May 10: Stockton Springs Water Company
    Starting at 10 a.m., the Theater will perform three skits for the Stockton Springs Elementary School at the Lincolnville Elementary School.

May 11: Winter Harbor Water District
    Starting at 9 a.m., the Theater will present two skits at the Mountain View Elementary School.
    At 1 p.m., the Theater will present one skit at the Winter Harbor School.

Call your local water utility to see what activities they have planned for Drinking Water Week 2007.