Report Release: The Cost of Wasting Water

Environmental Defence to release report on household water use in the Great Lakes at the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge

TORONTO, June 30 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     Environmental Defence will release a report on the potential
              for water conservation in the Great Lakes basin at the Redpath
              Toronto Waterfront Festival Great Lakes United Tall Ships
              Challenge. The report, Down the Drain: Water Conservation in
              the Great Lakes Basin, examines the amount of water being
              wasted every year through household use, and potential savings
              through water conservation in the Great Lakes.

    WHEN:     Friday, July 2, 2010
              10:30 a.m. (rain or shine)

              10:30 a.m. - Distribution of report summary
              10:35 a.m. - Mike Layton, Deputy Outreach Director,
              Environmental Defence, discusses the relevant findings of the
              10:45 a.m. - Derek Stack, Great Lakes United, discusses the
              Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge.

    WHERE:    HTO Park West, 375 Queens Quay West, Toronto
              By car: Park in the south side of Queen's Quay West, east side
              of lower Spadina Ave. Parking is east on north side of Queen's

    VISUALS:  HTO West Park and Tall Ships at Great Lakes United Tall Ships

SOURCE Environmental Defence

For further information: For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)

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