A public service media project from: Sponsorship Opportunities May 22, 2012
Water Blues36 states will face water shortages by 2014.Aging urban water systems are overwhelmed.Record droughts are threatening water security.Traditional solutions will cost $1 trillion over 25 years.
Green SolutionsNature is inspiring solutions to our biggest water challenges.Wetlands purify agricultural and urban run off.New asphalt and cement absorb water allowing for natural ﬁltration.Green roofs and rain gardens reduce runoff and pollution.
In the21stcentury, water will be theworld’s scarcest natural resource. Weneed new solutions to protect, restoreand preserve our clean water.
We are telling the story of forward thinking leadersaddressing America’s water blues and inspiring hopeby engaging audiences in green solutions.
SEATTLE: a community representative THE BRONX: a diverse group is reconnecting people to the river. joins together to save their river. LAKE ERIE: a water keeper is defending the lake against PORTLAND: environmental leaders are agricultural and urban run off. keeping the city on the cutting edge of green infrastructure. PHILADELPHIA: a city employee is driving the most ambitious green infrastructure program in the country. EVERGLADES: a governmentSAN ANTONIO: a conservation officer is engineer is leading anleading a movement to reduce water use. ecosystem restoration.
CONNECTED PARTNERSOur partners engage communities, foster discussion and amplify impact.•American Rivers •International City/County Management Assoc.•American Society of Civil Engineers •Lady Bird Johnson Wildﬂower Center•American Society of Landscape Architects •National Wildlife Federation•Clean Water America Alliance •Natural Resources Defense Council•Ecological Society of America •U.S. Botanic Garden•Environmental Protection Agency •U.S. Green Building Council
IMPACT-DRIVEN MEDIABROADCAST DOCUMENTARY: reaching 115 million public television viewers.DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY: educating citizens and communities.CONTINUING EDUCATION: advancing engineering and landscape architecture.COMMUNITY INITIATIVES: sharing local stories and engaging local citizens.K-12 EDUCATION: inspiring millions of students to think differently about water.
JOIN US ON A JOURNEYtoward a sustainable future Our sponsors will help us engage millions in addressing our nation’s biggest environmental challenge: securing our clean water.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIESWe work with passionate, socially responsible organizations looking to cement theirposition as leaders in addressing America’s most pressing challenges. Lead Foundation Colcom Foundation Funder Lead Corporate $250,000LEVELS Major Funder Funder $100,000 Supporting Funder $50,000
BUILDING ON SUCCESSWater Blues ~ GreenSolutions continues ourinvestigation into thewater crisis.In 2008, we launchedLiquid Assets, adocumentary that airedmore than 1800 times on717 stations.Outreach effortsspawned communityevents from NewHampshire to California.
A TRACK RECORD OF IMPACTOur broadcast documentaries have aired on95% of public television stations nationwide,including all of the top 40 media markets. Our portfolio of public service media projects have engaged more than seven million people around the world.
Launching Fall 2013waterbluesgreensolutions @H20blues greensolutions pspb.org/public-service-media
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