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EPA WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet to Help Two Marietta, Ga., Shelters Save Water During Fix a Leak Week

Release Date: 03/9/2012
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293, marraccini.davina@epa.gov

(Atlanta, Ga. – Mar. 9, 2012) – On Tuesday, Mar. 13, Delta Faucet Company and Marine Plumbing Company, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cobb County Water System, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority and waterSmart (an Atlanta-based water conservation education program), will be in Marietta, Ga., to celebrate the 4th annual Fix a Leak Week.

Volunteers will retrofit fixtures at The Extension and Elizabeth Inn, part of Must Ministries, with more than 100 water efficient showerheads, faucet aerators and toilet flappers. The anticipated water savings from these retrofits amount to more than 560,000 gallons of water per year.

WHO: Doug Mundrick, EPA Region 4 Deputy Director for the Water Protection Division;

      David Weiss, a representative from Delta Faucet Company;
      Kathy Nguyen, Cobb County Water Efficiency Manager;
      Tyler Driver, Executive Director for The Extension; and
      Jacalyn Baker, Vice President of Housing for Must Ministries.

WHAT: Marietta Fix a Leak Week

WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2012, 3:30 pm
Tours of both facilities will be conducted following the event

WHERE: The Extension
      1507 Church Street
      Marietta, GA 30060