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Feb. 7 - Clean 13 Celebration to Honor Water Heroes

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February 7, 2018 - Clean water heroes from across the state ranging from multi-national corporations to small sustainable farmers will be recognized for their extraordinary work to protect Georgia’s water during the Georgia Water Coalition’s Inaugural Clean 13 Celebration set for March 8. 

The event, featuring dinner and an awards ceremony will be held from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Mason Fine Art in Atlanta. Tickets are $150 each and can be purchased at https://www.gawater.org/clean-13.

The Celebration will honor the City of Atlanta, Cox Enterprises, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Institute of Technology, Ladybug Farms, Macon Water Authority, Mark Masters, Chairman John Meadows, Scott Bridge Company, Solar Crowdsource, South Fork Conservancy, Storm Water Systems and United Parcel Service. Read the report at https://www.gawater.org/clean-13/clean-13-2017-report.

Stephanie Stuckey, Chief Resilience Officer with the City of Atlanta, is serving as chairperson of the event.

“Around the state, businesses and communities are making a difference for clean water,” said Ms. Stuckey “These may seem like small projects, affecting just an isolated area, but collectively they add up to big improvements for our water and communities. This event will highlight this work and inspire others to emulate our honorees.”

Read the full report at https://www.gawater.org/clean-13. Together, the efforts of these “Clean 13” are adding up to cleaner rivers, stronger communities and a more sustainable future for Georgia.

Clean 13 Event Sponsors include City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management, The Sapelo Foundation, Anonymous, Barge Design Solutions, Cox Enterprises, Meredith Leapley, Newfields, The Erosion Company, Georgia Aquarium, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, American Rivers, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Flint Riverkeeper, Insituform Technologies LLC, Reverend Sam & Helen Rogers, Southern Environmental Law Center, Stephanie Stuckey, Stripling, Inc., Altamaha Riverkeeper, Coosa River Basin Initiative, Environment Georgia, The Garden Club of Georgia Inc., Georgia River Network, Georgia Wildlife Federation, Greenlaw, J. Galt & Associates, Kelly Jordan, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, One Hundred Miles, Satilla Riverkeeper, Savannah Riverkeeper, Sierra Club, Tally Sweat.

The Georgia Water Coalition is a consortium of more than 240 conservation and environmental organizations, hunting and fishing groups, businesses, and faith-based organizations that have been working to protect Georgia’s water since 2002. Collectively, these organizations represent thousands of Georgians.

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