There is true healing in nature.
We protect what we love. But you have to take the time ask – how clean is your local water? One viewer described the experience of watching nature through our Moving Art series, a testament to nature’s power to make us defend it.
“I ended up with tears running down my face,” wrote the viewer. “Because of the overwhelming beauty and feelings of personal insignificance I experienced while watching this. I don’t know what else to say.”
Once you appreciate the natural beauty of our water, you will fight to defend it.
After watching this reaction we ask you one question; how clean is your local water?
EarthEcho Water Challenge
We can wait around for politicians to get things done, but they often need our help and support. A great way to make a change is to take part in basic monitoring and advocacy movements, starting in your very own community.
From air quality to water quality, it’s easy to start learning about your local neighborhood and understanding the systems that affect your local resources.
EarthEcho International is running the EarthEcho Water Challenge to help equip anyone to protect the water resources we depend on every day. By obtaining low-cost water monitoring kits, anyone can participate in the global network of citizen activists who track and report on the quality of local water.
How to see if you have clean water
What’s in a testing kit? Try EarthEcho’s basic kit, and it includes a set of hardware that you can use to run multiple tests. Plus, it contains enough supplies to run up to 50 tests on your water source. You will be able to track temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, and turbidity. This is a wonderful way to get children involved in science and local activism.
But the most exciting part is what you do with your results. Anyone with a kit can go online to enter their data into an international database that helps equip water leaders with the information they need to protect waterways.
EarthEcho also provides classroom lesson plans, action guides, and links for taking action to protect water quality where you live. It takes a community to make a change, and EarthEcho’s Water Challenge is a great place to join the movement for clean water everywhere.
After this challenge, you will know the answer when someone asks you “how clean is your local water?”