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WasteWater Education 501c3 Has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

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WasteWater Education 501(c)3 has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

WasteWater Education 501(c)3, a national water resources education and outreach organization, received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information.

This level demonstrates WasteWater Education’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.

“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said Board Chair Jason Menchhofer. “As a GuideStar Exchange participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange logo, WasteWater Education had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on www.guidestar.org for the Gold level of participation.

“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Menchhofer. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”

Read our 2014 Charting Impact Statement- PDF LINK here charting_impact

About the GuideStar Exchange

The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange participant is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for participation. The GuideStar Exchange level logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all Exchange participants’ nonprofit reports.

May 5, 1858: Birth of Dr. John L. Leal- a Hero Of Public Health

This Day in Water History

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May 5, 1858: 156th anniversary of the birth of John L. Leal, physician and water treatment expert who pioneered chlorine disinfection in the U.S. There are many unsung heroes who contributed significantly to public health at the turn of the 20th century. John L. Leal is one of them and after reading this, I think you will agree that he did more than most to save people’s lives.

John L. Leal was born in the small town of Andes, New York on May 5, 1858. His father, John Rose Leal was a physician who joined the 144th Regiment, New York Volunteers and fought in the Civil War. During the siege of Charleston, South Carolina, John Rose Leal contracted what was most likely a case of amoebic dysentery from contaminated drinking water. He suffered from the disease for more than 17 years before he finally…

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Official Name Change

2014tshirtWe have now formally changed the name of this organization.

Please note that we may still appear as Northwest Michigan Onsite Wastewater Task Force Inc. in some web references.

In the first place an organization should never have a title that you have to pause for breath in the middle of!…

And in the second, our service area expanded beyond that region many years ago! Stay tuned to see where we’re headed next…..

And do consider supporting us via our 2014 Raffle campaign.