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LWC celebrates drinking water week 2012

Tuesday May 8, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY for May 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Kelley Dearing Smith, Louisville Water

502.569.3695/502.533.5052

WHAT: Louisville Water serves up free Louisville pure tap® during lunch to mark “Drinking Water Week”

WHEN: Friday, May 11, 11:30am – 1pm

WHERE: Louisville Water’s downtown headquarters, 550 South Third Street

MORE : May 7-12 is “Drinking Water Week” across the United States, a time to highlight the importance of a safe, high-quality supply of drinking water. On Friday, bring your lunch and we’ll provide the water! Louisville Water will provide reusable bottles and compostable cups to serve Louisville pure tap® on Friday, May 11. Fill up and then enjoy your lunch in the Louisville Water Plaza.

Louisville is known for its great-tasting water, Louisville pure tap®, and its history of innovation in water science. Louisville pure tap® is available at every faucet and fountain in the city. It’s a great value – you can fill 66 cups for less than a penny.

The company’s engineers have devised a way to deliver an ongoing supply of chilled water with “Louisville pure tap® TO GO.” The units pull the water directly from the water main; then, the water is chilled through a cooler and delivered with the pull of a handle. The units are a “green solution” to enjoying water and have been a popular attraction at Waterfront Park events and during the Kentucky Derby Festival.

CONTACT: Kelley Dearing Smith, 502.569.3695/502.533.5052

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ABOUT LOUISVILLE WATER

Louisville Water provides an abundant, safe supply of drinking water to over 850,000 people in Louisville Metro and surrounding counties. On average, the company produces 120 million gallons of Louisville pure tap® each day.