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Screening of Brave Blue World Documentary to be held at RACC

Mar 11, 2020

Film Explores the Future of Water

Reading, PA – A new feature-length documentary film titled Brave Blue World that examines how new technologies and innovations can create a sustainable water future will be shown at the Miller Center for the Arts at Reading Area Community College on Tuesday evening March 31 at 6:30PM (doors open at 5:30PM).

The pioneering water film features compelling stories, beautiful scenery, and examples from across five continents to show novel ways of tackling water problems. It explores developments in areas such as water reuse, nutrient recovery, energy generation, decentralized treatment, and the digitization of water. The film, narrated by Academy Award winner Liam Neeson, includes interviews with a variety of water experts, as well as high-profile advocates Matt Damon and Jaden Smith.

“It is important to convey a sense of hope and spirit of optimism for water and that is why Brave Blue World is a pivotal film,” said Scot Fertich, President of the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA). “By showing a path to a sustainable water future, Brave Blue World can help us to influence leaders, increase resources, change policies, and improve stewardship of water.”

View the trailer at https://www.braveblue.world/

To RSVP for the film, please use this online link: https://www.epwpcoa.org/index.php/new-calendar/events/brave-blue-world-reading-showing

The Water Environment Federation (WEF – https://www.wef.org/) is a nonprofit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.

The mission of the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA – https://www.pwea.org/) is to “Enhance the knowledge and abilities of Pennsylvania’s water quality professionals, promote sound sustainable water policies, and promote public awareness of the need to protect water resources.”

The Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association (EPWPCOA – http://www.epwpcoa.org/) is a non-profit association whose members are actively involved in protecting the water environment through their profession. Members are operators and supervisory staff at water and wastewater treatment facilities and consultants, vendors, and regulatory staff in Eastern Pennsylvania.

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