Grundfos asks people to Walk for Water on Sept. 7

Ground Water Canada
August 23, 2019
By Ground Water Canada
View this short video to learn why Grundfos runs the event and who participants walk for – the more than two billion people worldwide who do not have access to fresh water and must walk to get what little they can, daily. Video courtesy Grundfos Canada
Mississauga, Ont. – Grundfos Canada will hold its annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Sept. 7. The company is asking for participants and support to continue helping provide communities around the world with a basic human right – access to clean drinking water.

The fundraising event has been held for many years to fight the water crisis around the world, Grundfos Canada said in a news release.

In past years, Grundfos Canada’s donations have helped with the following projects:
·       In Aucayo, Peru, clean drinking water has been provided to more than 1,000 people.
·       In Monte Castillo, Peru, both a sedimentation tank was installed to help filter impurities up to 20,000 litres as well as a 7,500-litre clean water tank where a community of 12,000 people could access the clean drinking water.
·       In Ivan Vasquez, Peru, a water treatment system equipped with solar energy and the construction of a building that houses it. This project provides clean drinking water to more than 500 people.
·       The total cost for the three projects was more than $215,000.

The Walk for Water will take place at Erindale Park in Mississauga, Ont., from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Sept. 7. All participants will receive a t-shirt and lunch.

Grundfos Canada invites associates, family and friends to join its team on the day to participate in the five-kilometre walk.

Those interested in becoming sponsors may download sponsorship information.

Visit the event registration page for more information or to sign up.

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