May 4 - 10, 2014: Drinking Water Week

WHEREAS, the health, comfort, and quality of life of Michigan’s citizens depend on an ample supply of safe, high quality drinking water; and

WHEREAS, protecting our drinking water is essential to preserve our own health and economy and that of future generations; and

WHEREAS,Michiganians are encouraged to recognize this precious resource and to help protect our source waters from pollution, to practice water conservation, to actively support the upkeep of our drinking water infrastructure, to become involved in local water issues, and plan for its efficient use;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim Sunday, May 4 through Saturday, May 10, 2014, as Drinking Water Weekin Michigan.