Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
CAPSC participates in a rain barrel distribution in an effort to conserve water
Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC) participated in a rain barrell distribution sponsored by New York State Assemblymember David Weprin and The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The rain barrels are connect directly to a homeowner's downspout in order to capture and store residual rain water, which can be used for later use, such as watering lawns and gardens. This eco-friendly and sustainable effort not only help people save money, but most importantly encourages water conservation ,reduces the amount of polluted stormwater from entering streams and bays, and ensure clean, reliable, and safe drinking water.