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Clean Water Tour Live/Online Entertainment Platform To InspireClean Water Awareness In Cities Around The Planet
"No matter where you live on Earth, with every drop of water you drink and every breath you take, you areconnected to the sea." Dr. Sylvia Earle - Mission Blue
AUSTIN, Texas and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Clean Water Tour officials announced anonline community & live entertainment platform for the global clean water crises focused on delivering education and solutions,
built around science. The Clean Water Tour is teaming up with the world's leading water scientists, researchers andtechnologists to form the fabric for an online membership community that is dedicated and responsive to tackling clean water issues and making an impact around the planet, one city at a time. "We've designed the Clean Water Tour in an ultra-portableway, bringing the conversation into living rooms, schools, clean-water-friendly businesses and onto mobile phones," saidConor Quinn, president of the Clean Water Tour. "The conversation continues at concerts, campuses, movie theaters andsports venues where we connect directly with attendees in person, through our mobile APP and alongside our giant Christievideo wall that visually tells the story of what is really at stake."The first "star" scientist hitching to the Clean Water Tour is Dr. Andr ea Neal of Blue Ocean Sciences, who believes that the key
to a sustainable impact to solve clean water problems begins with our home and business water taps. As the "Official Water Testing Partner" of the Clean Water Tour, Blue Ocean Sciences and their Hope2O water testing kit will contribute to mappingthe world's water supply, while also giving customers the most affordable and comprehensive water testing solution on themarket today. "Most people don't realize that when water leaves their municipality, downline pipes that lead to their homes arerarely tested," commented Dr. Andrea Neal. "Our customers will not only gain peace of mind knowing their water filters areworking properly, but also gain satisfaction knowing they are helping to solve problems by contributing their test resultsanonymously to science." In the spirit of community, the Hope2O kit (List Price: $125, Member Price: $75) will be available toconsumers and businesses through a crowdfunding campaign scheduled to go live on April 1.
Dr. Neal and the Clean Water Tour will work closely with Mission Blue to bring together the scientific community. "Mission Blueis keen to explore authentic ways we can use technology, such as programs we've developed in partnership with Google usingGoogle Earth", said Charlotte Vick, Partnership Director for Mission Blue. "We also look forward to exploring media and brand
program partnerships to activate the many educational extensions afforded by the Clean Water Tour's growing footprint."Thanks to a reputation for tech innovation, social responsibility and music, Clean Water Tour officials selected Austin, Texas tolaunch the Clean Water Tour. This past weekend, the Clean Water tour powered a sold-out concert at the Austin Music Hall onFriday, March 28, starring country music sensation, Jerrod Niemann with the Swon Brothers and Deejay Silver, presented by, All-State Insurance, Miller, RAM, KASE & KVET (Clear Channel Austin), Christie, Blue Ocean Sciences, Mission Blue and
Extended Digital. "Austin is the first of hundreds of cities around the planet we intend to establish sustaining operations
around clean water over the next few years," said Cord Pereira, Executive Producer of the Clean Water Tour. "The Clean Water
Tour can literally plug into and adapt to any existing event format, creating a win for event promoters, sponsors and the local
community." The Clean Water Tour continues in Summit County, Colorado at Keystone Resort on April 5 for the "Community Cup" hosted bypro snowboarder and environmentalist, Chanelle Sladics. "The Community Cup showcases 21 Olympic WomenSnowboarders competing on a slopestyle course designed by the riders, while also focusing attention on environmentalawareness, eco workshops, and healthy living," said Sladics. "The Clean Water Tour brings its message of clean water awareness to our event, as well as a concert performance by Clean Water Music artist Jeff Brinkman."
ABOUT THE CLEAN WATER TOUR
www.cleanwatertour.comThe Clean Water Tour mission is to raise awareness for the global clean water crises by rallying consumers, businesses,government agencies and the investment community around the world's leading water scientists and researchers, delivered ina modern online social community setting. The Clean Water Tour additionally functions as a business accelerator andshowcase for partner systems/products, services and best practices with the potential to make a big impact for clean water.