During Water Week 2017, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA)...
Bubbles Car Wash is the first in Canada to support an organization that is working to give clean drinking water to people throughout the world
There are approximately 1 billion people worldwide who do not have access to clean drinking water. Wash Away Thirst is an independent group of car washes around the world that have united to tell people about the need of clean drinking water.
They teach the importance of water conservation in the car washing industry and donate money to provide clean drinking water to people in need. Bubbles, a car wash and detailing center with locations in Edmonton, Calgary and Kelowna, Canada, is the first auto detailing center in the country to join this cause.
According to Bubbles, supporting people without local clean water can be very affordable, costing as little as $0.01 per person per day. This will help prevent the spread of waterborne diseases.
In addition to helping children, programs that provide clean drinking water support the healthcare system overall. The money spent to provide clean drinking water will return to a much larger amount saved. Based on the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations, for every $1 spent on providing clean water, $7.43 is saved in health care costs from preventing the spread of death and disease.
People can get involved by simply visiting car washes and auto detailing centers that support this program. Wash Away Thirst's website has a full listing of car washes that are partnering with it. Readers can also find more information on this program and facts about clean drinking water on the website.
Each participating car wash will provide one person with clean drinking water per day for every car washed at one of their auto detailing centers.